Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee discusses and signs his book, "The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer," at 7 p.m. Friday (Feb. 18) at Kepler's bookstore, 1010 El Camino Real in Menlo Park.
In the book, Dr. Mukherjee recounts centuries of discoveries, setbacks, victories, and deaths, told through the eyes of his predecessors and peers, and provides a glimpse into the future of cancer treatments.
Dr. Mukherjee is a cancer physician and researcher. He 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, the University of Oxford, and Harvard Medical School.
He has published articles in Nature, the New England Journal of Medicine, The New York Times, and The New Republic.
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