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MARTIN J. BLASER, M.D., has studied the role of bacteria in human disease for more than thirty years. He is the director of the Human Microbiome Program at New York University (NYU). He served as the chair of medicine at NYU and the president of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and he has had major advisory roles at the National Institutes of Health. He cofounded the Bellevue Literary Revue and his work has been written about in The New Yorker, Nature, The New York Times, The Economist, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal, among other publications. He has made more than one hundred media appearences, including on the Today show, Good Morning America, The O'Reilly Factor, NPR, the BBC, CBC and CNN. He lives in New York City.

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