Dr. Edward Max (M.D., Ph.D.) is a doctor and research scientist who ran the “Adventures in Science” enrichment program at the National Institutes for Health for 23 years. His research has spanned nearly five decades at institutions such as the NIH, the Food and Drug Administration, Johns Hopkins, University of Pennsylvania, and the Rockefeller University. Dr. Max’s research has encompassed biochemistry, molecular genetics, immunogenetics, gene regulation, and therapeutic proteins. He has served on numerous professional, research, and regulatory committees, has had more than 100 journal articles published, and holds two patents. Dr. Max earned an undergraduate degree in biology at Harvard and both his Ph.D. in biochemistry and M.D. at the University of Pennsylvania. He lives with his wife in Bethesda.