Dr. Jo Marchant is an award-winning science journalist based in London. She has a PhD
genetics and medical microbiology from St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College in
London, and an MSc in Science Communication from Imperial College London. She has
worked as an editor at New Scientist and Nature and her articles have appeared in
publications including the Guardian, Wired UK, The Observer Review, and New Scientist.
Her radio and TV appearances include BBC Radio 4’s Start the
Week and Today programmes, CNN and National Geographic. Her most recent book, Cure,
is a remarkable scientific examination into the relationship between our minds and our