Reviews & Critical Acclaim
“A rare glimpse into the future of medicine, through the eyes of a Renaissance thinker with a remarkable grasp of history and modern science, combined with a deep compassion for patients.”
— David E. Longnecker, M.D.
Director at the American Association of Medical Colleges
“The Edge of Medicine is a revelatory look at the amazing technology that will drive our medical future, from proton beams to mind-reading brain chips. Dr Hanson is the ideal guide: knowledgeable, thoughtful and fun.”
— Jack El-Hai
Author of The Lobotomist: A Maverick Medical Genius and His Tragic Quest to Rid the World of Mental Illness
“A riveting and readable account of the future of technology in health care. Dr. William Hanson makes a convincing case that the ultimate goal of tiny nanomachines and gargantuan proton beam facilities is a medicine that is preventative, efficient and personalized.”
— Arthur L. Caplan, Ph.D.
Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
“A spirited, feel-good look at an area of medicine that’s making progress.”
— Kirkus Reviews