Dr Frank Ryan is a consultant physician based in Sheffield, and an honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences at the University of Sheffield. He is also an international best-selling writer. His book, Tuberculosis: The Greatest Story Never Told, was a New York Times Book of the Year while Darwin's Blind Spot was the 'Amazon Featured Book' recommended by Charlie Munger at the 2003 Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting. He pioneered the evolutionary concepts of 'viral symbiosis' and 'genomic creativity' and has contributed to the modern understanding of the evolution of the human genome. He is a Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians, the Royal Society of Medicine and the Linnean Society of London.
`An enlightening account of past and present knowledge and the future possibilities of human heredity.' Kirkus ReviewsPraise for Frank Ryan:`Extremely well written... Frank Ryan has the page-turning and spine-chilling ability of a good novelist' Matt Ridley, Sunday Telegraph`Very good at making technical matters comprehensible to the lay reader but more impressive still is the way he conveys the intellectual excitement and elation of scientific discovery' Literary Review`Ryan takes us through the drama of discovery and challenges the notion that certain questions are too appalling to contemplate' New Scientist`Spellbinding, intellectually adventurous, difficult to put down' Nature