Louann Brizendine

The Angel and the Assassin is a must read for everyone interested in the new science of brain health.”
—Louann Brizendine, MD, author of The Female Brain and The Male Brain

Ruth Lanius

“Provocative and eloquent of the cutting-edge research that proves the intimate connection between mind and body… Sets the stage for a paradigm shift for clinicians and researchers in the decades to come.”
—Ruth Lanius, MD, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry University of Western Ontario, coauthor of The Impact of Early Life Trauma on Health and Disease

Maya Dusenbery

“A captivating look at the new science altering our understanding of a range of conditions that especially affect women.”
—Maya Dusenbery, author of Doing Harm

Susannah Tye

“An impressive, inspiring, timely call to arms.”
—Susannah Tye, PhD, Director of the Translational Neuroscience Laboratory, Mayo Clinic

Christina Bethell

“A captivating, page-turning story of the scientific discoveries that overturn centuries of medical dogma. The Angel and the Assassin offers extraordinary promise and heralds new hope … paradigm shifting reading for us all.”
—Christina Bethell, PhD, MBH, MPH, Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Thomas Insel

“A deft, scientific story about the ‘Cinderella’ cell of the brain, microglia . . . Jackson Nakazawa explains the possible translation of the science into solutions for brain disorders, health and disease.”
-Thomas Insel, MD, Former Director, National Institute of Mental Health 2002 – 2015

Andrew Weil

“Jackson Nakazawa puts forth a revolutionary new way of thinking about the brain’s immune system and its interactions with [the] rest of the body….Much of the information here was new to me, and has made me more optimistic about the future of medicine.”
-Andrew Weil, MD, New York Times bestselling author of Healthy Aging

Amy Myers

“Colorful, page-turning, and accessible…. I have great hope for the practical application of what [Jackson Nakazawa] reveals.”
-Amy Myers, MD, New York Times bestselling author of The Autoimmune Solution

Peggy Orenstein

The Angel and the Assassin is one of those astonishing medical yarns that you almost can’t believe … It is especially essential reading for women, who face depression, Alzheimer’s and autoimmune disorders at higher rates than men.”
-Peggy Orenstein, New York Times bestselling author of Girls & Sex

Mark Hyman

“[This] is the rarest of books, a combination of page-turning discovery and remarkably readable scientific journalism. A book to both savor and share.”
-Mark Hyman, MD, Director, The Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine, New York Times bestselling author of Food