David is an award-winning, best-selling author of eight books published in 19 languages; he is a journalist and a television, radio and film producer and correspondent. He is 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. His most recent book is When I’m 164: The new science of radical life extension, and what happens if it succeeds.
(TED Books) He also wrote Experimental Man: What One Man’s Body Reveals about His Future, Your Health, and Our Toxic World (Wiley). He is the founding director of the Center of Life Science Policy at UC Berkeley. He has been a commentator on NPR’s Morning Edition and a contributing editor for Wired, Discover and Conde Nast Portfolio. He is a former special correspondent and producer for ABC’s Nightline and a correspondent for NOVA’s ScienceNOW! 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.