Author’s Talk: Chasing My Cure by David Fajgenbaum MD
Where: Shakespeare & Co.
939 Lexington Ave. (corner of 69th St.)
212-772-3400 Price: Free
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A former Georgetown quarterback nicknamed “The Beast,” David Fajgenbaum was also a force in medical school, where he was known for his unmatched mental stamina. But things changed dramatically when his organs began to fail inexplicably. Diagnosed with a rare and deadly disease, he decided to find his own cure through crowdsourcing research and similar histories, creating a blueprint for advancing rare disease research.
Join Dr. Fajgenbaum as he tells his incredible story of turning hope into action and answers questions about how the search for a diagnosis and treatment started his journey from doctor to patient to researcher, and what advice he has for those who are battling illnesses and for their loved ones.
Q&A and book signing to follow. Books will be available for purchase and signing.Buy tickets/get more info now