Jeffrey Anderson, MD PhD, studied abstract mathematics and neuroscience at Northwestern University before completing residency and fellowship in neuroradiology at the University of Utah. Dr. Anderson is a Professor of Radiology and Imaging Sciences and Director of Functional Imaging at the University of Utah. He is author of 3 international bestselling science thrillers, Sleeper Cell, Second Genesis, and Implant, as well as 2 texts on the functional anatomy of the brain. Sleeper Cell was been nominated for an International Thriller Award. Dr. Anderson’s Brain Network Laboratory continues to study brain circuitry underlying autism, dementia, bipolar disorder, Down Syndrome, and movement disorders. His research on the network organization of the brain and human connectome has been published in Science, Nature Neuroscience, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and research into altered states of consciousness includes studies on Eastern and Western religious experience on the brain, brain mechanisms of cannabinoids, and individual responses to aesthetic chills.