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William Li

Food, Health and Disease Expert; Founder of Angiogenesis Foundation
  • Globally recognized author, leader, and physician known for revolutionary theories of disease prevention through the power of eating right
  • His groundbreaking book, Eat to Beat Disease, is a New York Times best-seller and holds “the potential to change the world"
  • Produced a TED Talk “Can we eat to starve cancer?” which amassed a staggering 11 million views and regarded as one of the most captivating talks ever given
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Dr. William W. Li is a world-renowned speaker, physician, scientist, and New York Times best-selling author of the Amazon #1 best-seller, Eat to Beat DiseaseAn international expert on health and disease fighting based on diet, lifestyle, and treatments that keep the body’s blood vessels in balance, he is CEO and President of the global nonprofit Angiogenesis Foundation. Dr. Li’s work has impacted more than 50 million people worldwide and has led to the effective prevention, novel treatment, and even reversal of diseases spanning cancer, chronic wounds, obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and vision loss. Known for his ability to predict medical breakthroughs often years before they become realized, he is also the creator of the Eat to Defeat Cancer program, a healthy eating campaign which now has spread to more than 40 countries.

Dr. Li’s work has been recognized by O Magazine, the Atlantic, USA Today, the New York Times, TIME, Wall Street Journal, and CNN, as well as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Clinton Global Initiative. Dr. Li is also one of Dr. Oz’s diet and disease prevention experts. In the New York Times, Bono, the lead singer of the band U2, named Dr. Li one of the top 10 to watch for in the coming decade “with the potential to change the world.”

An internationally sought-after speaker, Dr. Li is among an exclusive group of global change-makers who have been selected to address the Vatican at its Cellular Horizons and Unite to Cure conferences, aimed at improving global health. Dr. Li has captivated and inspired audiences at Fortune 100 companies, the National Institutes of Health, the Milken Institute, and numerous academic, government, corporate, clinical, and general public audiences around the world. His TED Talk “Can we eat to starve cancer?” is considered one of the most riveting talks of all time and has been viewed more than 11 million times.

Dr. Li has guided industry leaders across 18 countries and authored more than 100 scientific publications in leading medical science journals and textbooks. He has served on the faculties of Harvard, Tufts, and Dartmouth.

Dr. Li is a graduate of Harvard College and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

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