TORONTO -- Best-selling novelist Lisa Genova was a young college grad working as a technician in a Boston neuroscience lab in 1993 when a raucous celebration erupted in another laboratory down the hall.
With more than one and a half million copies in print of her critically acclaimed bestsellers --- LOVE ANTHONY, LEFT NEGLECTED and STILL ALICE (also a major motion picture) --- Lisa Genova has captured a special place in contemporary fiction, writing stories that are equally inspired by neuroscience and the human spirit. She has a Ph.D. in neuroscience from Harvard and travels worldwide speaking about the topics depicted in her popular novels. She lives with her family in Massachusetts.
Lisa Genova graduated valedictorian, summa cum laude from Bates College with a degree in Biopsychology and has a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Harvard University. She is the author of the New York Times Bestselling novels Still Alice, Left Neglected, and Love Anthony.