FORA.tv Speaker - David Ewing Duncan

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Biography

David Ewing Duncan is an award-winning, best-selling author of eight books published in 21 languages. He is a founder and co-curator of Arc Programs. David is a columnist for Newsweek, a correspondent for The Atlantic and the chief correspondent for NPR Talk’s Biotech Nation. David writes for The New York Times, Fortune, Wired, National Geographic, Discover and many other publications. He is a former commentator for NPR’s Morning Edition and a special correspondent and producer for ABC’s Nightline and 20/20, and correspondent for NOVA’s ScienceNow!. His latest book is When I’m 164: The new science of radical life extension, and what happens if it succeeds. He also wrote Experimental Man: What One Man’s Body Reveals about His Future, Your Health, and Our Toxic World (Wiley). He was the founder and director of the BioAgenda Institute, and the founding director of the Center of Life Science Policy at UC Berkeley. David is finishing his first novel, a biomedical thriller. David’s work has won numerous awards, including Magazine Story of the Year from the American Association for the Advancement of Science. His articles have twice been cited in nominations for National Magazine Awards, and his work has appeared twice in The Best American Science and Nature Writing. David lives in San Francisco and is a member of the SF Writer’s Grotto. His website is www.davidewingduncan.com.

15 Programs

When I'm 164: If Anti-Aging Science Succeeds, Then What?

10.10.12 | 01:09:43 min | 0 comments

Personal Genomics: Hype, Hope, or Both?

10.23.11 | 01:42:35 min | 0 comments

Personalized Health Project: Session 4

04.26.11 | 01:56:09 min | 0 comments

Personalized Health Project: Session 3

04.26.11 | 02:35:10 min | 0 comments

Personalized Health Project: Session 1

04.26.11 | 01:52:19 min | 0 comments

David Ewing Duncan: Personal Genomics

07.31.10 | 00:08:36 min | 1 comment

David Ewing Duncan's Journey into Personalized Health

05.23.10 | 00:30:25 min | 0 comments

My Life As An Experiment: A.J. Jacobs

09.16.09 | 01:04:12 min | 5 comments

Innovation and Opportunity from Crisis

04.06.09 | 01:05:29 min | 1 comment

David Ewing Duncan: The Experimental Man

03.25.09 | 00:36:41 min | 3 comments

Experimental Man: The Truth Behind Medical Testing

03.17.09 | 00:58:27 min | 1 comment

Creative Disruptions: David Ewing Duncan

07.15.08 | 01:09:57 min | 0 comments

Jimmy Wales and Andrew Keen Debate Web 2.0

02.28.08 | 01:06:17 min | 8 comments

David Ewing Duncan

01.09.07 | 01:04:49 min | 0 comments

Online Personas

11.30.06 | 01:10:45 min | 6 comments