Aarathi Prasad

Aarathi Prasad was born in London to an Indian mother and a Trinidadian father and was educated in the West Indies and the UK. After a PhD in genetics, she worked in research, science policy, and communication. She has presented documentaries for the BBC, Channel 4, National Geographic and the Discovery Channel. She is the author of Like A Virgin: How Science is Redesigning the Rules of Sex; and In the Bonesetter’s Waiting Room: Travels Through Indian Medicine. She works at University College London. 'Focused and fascinating journey' - Nature, on In the Bonesetter's Waiting Room