Marcus Banks is a health journalist. He writes about new medical discoveries made with artificial intelligence and the evolution of genomic research. He is currently enrolled in the Graduate Program in Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program (SHERP) at New York University.

His writing has appeared in SlateUndarkNieman Storyboard, Superstition Review, American Libraries, the Fortnightly Review, the San Francisco Chronicle, the American Scholar, TCTMD, and Scienceline. In addition to his health journalism Banks tracks how people decide whom to follow and what to believe online.

Banks has a BA (English) from Northwestern University, and a Masters in Library and Information Science from Dominican University. He was a medical library manager and director for almost ten years. Banks asserts that baseball is the greatest game and cappuccino is the greatest beverage.

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