Steven Rose

Steven Rose, Ph.D., is emeritus professor of biology at Britain’s Open University, of which he was one of the founders in 1969, and a visiting professor at University College London. His research, on which he has published some 300 papers and reviews, focuses on the molecular and cellular mechanisms of memory and currently on a potential treatment for memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease. He is the author of many popular books about science, including The Making of Memory, Lifelines: Biology Beyond the Gene, and The Future of the Brain.