“If you buy just one health book this year, then get The Lucky Years…”

—Howard Stern, The Howard Stern Show

About David Agus

Dr. David B. Agus is a professor of medicine and engineering at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and Viterbi School of Engineering and the founding director of USC’s Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine. He is one of the world’s leading physicians and the cofounder of several pioneering personalized medicine companies.

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About The Lucky Years

Imagine being able to get fit and lose weight without dieting, train your immune system to naturally fight cancer, edit your DNA to erase the risk of a heart attack, quash chronic conditions such as insulin resistance and diabetes, prevent depression through an app, know exactly which drugs to take to optimize health with zero side effects, and trigger your body to behave—and look—as if you’re decades younger. This may be possible sooner than you think.

Welcome to The Lucky Years.

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“In this brilliant book, David Agus introduces a whole new way of looking at illness and health.”

—Walter Isaacson, author of Steve Jobs (on The End of Illness)

“In this fascinating and illuminating book, David brings together a deep knowledge of science, good writing, and common sense. We are lucky to have him around.”

—Fareed Zakaria, host of Fareed Zakaria GPS

“David Agus is one of America’s great doctors and medical researchers, a man dedicated to improving the health of as many people as he can. ”

—Al Gore, 45th Vice President of the United States and Nobel Laureate in Peace, 2007

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Latest Project

What can we learn about optimal aging from a 300-year-old Greenland shark that’s nearly blind? Do woodpeckers demonstrate how to protect the brain from head trauma? Will a fist-size clam show us how to treat Alzheimer’s disease?

Welcome to an eye-opening look deep into nature from bestselling author David Agus. But unlike Agus’s previous works, DEEP INTO NATURE takes a radical detour from offering health advice and instead, turns to exploring phenomenal stories of biological wizardry, masterful adaptations, and unparalleled intelligence and mental prowess among outliers in nature from both the plant and animal kingdoms. It’s E.O. Wilson meets Jennifer Ackerman meets Lewis Thomas. It belongs as much in category Health as it does in category Science and Nature.