Bill Sullivan is author of "Pleased To Meet Me: Genes, Germs, and the Curious Forces That Make Us Who We Are" (National Geographic Books). He is the Showalter Professor at Indiana University School of Medicine, where he studies infectious disease and genetics. Bill has published nearly 100 papers in scientific journals and written for National Geographic, Scientific American, Scientific American MIND, Discover, COSMOS, Psychology Today, and more. He's appeared on CNN, Fox & Friends, The Doctors, Science Fantastic with Michio Kaku, and more. Bill received his Ph.D. in Molecular & Cell Biology from the University of Pennsylvania. More info at www.AuthorBillSullivan.com.
0000-0003-1823-8642 By Sarah Olson I was born just before the publication of a now-retracted study suggesting that the Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) vaccine increased children’s risk of developing autism. At the time, my parents