Join Thomas Goetz, author of The Remedy and former executive editor of Wired magazine, for a riveting look at tuberculosis, the world’s most lethal disease. Goetz will discuss the history of this 19th century "death sentence;" how two doctors’ unprecedented research led to our understanding of germs as transmitters of disease; and our quest to control the spread of such diseases in the 130-plus years since.
Thomas Goetz is a writer, entrepreneur and health care innovator. He is the author of the new book, The Remedy, which was chosen as a Best Book of the month by both iTunes and Amazon. His previous book, The Decision Tree: Taking Control of Your Health in the New Era of Personalized Medicine, was chosen by the Wall Street Journal as a Best Health book of 2010.
Thomas is also co-founder of Iodine, a health technology company with the mission of turning medical research data into clear and actionable tools for ordinary people to make better decisions about their health.