Robert Lustig, M.D., M.S.L.
Robert H. Lustig, M.D., M.S.L. is Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, and the Institute for Health Policy Studies at University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Lustig’s has focused on the regulation of energy balance by the central nervous system, and the pathogenesis of chronic disease such as Type 2 Diabetes. Dr. Lustig graduated from MIT in 1976, received his M.D. from Cornell University Medical College in 1980, completed pediatric residency at St. Louis Children’s Hospital in 1983, and clinical fellowship at UCSF in 1984. He spent six years as a research associate in neuroendocrinology at The Rockefeller University. In 2013 he received his Masters in Studies of Law from UC Hastings. He is the author of many academic works, and of the popular books “Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease”, ”, and “The Hacking of the American Mind: The Science Behind the Corporate Takeover of our Bodies and Brains."