A Neuroscientist and #1 international best-selling author, Genova is one of the world’s leading experts on Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases, their origins, and the state of current research in the quest for their cures. Lisa Genova wields her ability to tell a story and her knowledge of the human brain to discuss medical conditions like Alzheimer’s in warmly human terms. She has written novels about Alzheimer’s disease, traumatic brain injury, autism, Huntington’s disease, and ALS. Her book, Still Alice, became a movie that brought actress Julianne Moore an Oscar for Best Actress. Her newest book, Remember: The Science of Memory and the Art of Forgetting, is nonfiction and explores how we remember, why we forget and what we can do to improve and protect our memories.