Siddhartha Mukherjee

Siddhartha Mukherjee is a cancer physician and researcher. He is the author of The Laws of Medicine and The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in general nonfiction. Mukherjee is an assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University and a staff cancer physician at Columbia University Medical Center. A Rhodes scholar, he graduated from Stanford University, University of Oxford, Harvard Medical School. He has published articles in Nature, The New England Journal of MedicineThe New York Times, and The New Republic. He lives in New York with his wife and daughters. 

Books by this Author

TED Books Box Set: The Science Mind
TED Books Box Set: The Completist
The Laws of Medicine
The Emperor of All Maladies


A Biography of Cancer

'The Emperor of All Maladies' is a magnificently written "biography" of cancer--from its origins to the epic battle to cure, control, and conquer it.


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