Dr. Marcus Ranney

Dr. Marcus Ranney

Human Edge

Dr. Marcus Ranney

From sick care to longevity, Dr. Marcus Ranney's career over the past two decades have led him from the patient's bedside to a wider stage as he now creates global impact via systemic change by championing wellbeing.
Completing his Bachelors of Science and Medical degrees from University College Medical School in London his passion for extreme physiology has allowed him to conduct field research across the planet. With expeditions taking him to the sides of Everest, the summit of Kilimanjaro, across the Himalayas, skiing in the Arctic and the European Alps; he has served as a medical officer in the Royal Air Force and at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. After practising clinical medicine in London, in 2010, he made the transition to Mumbai where he has worked within the Healthcare and Life-sciences industry as a Strategic advisor and Investor with a range of MNC and national bellwether firms. Augmenting his contributions towards planetary health, the Covid-19 pandemic brought Marcus back to the front-lines, first as a medical volunteer and then via his not-for-profit social initiave MedsForMore. He has authored a best selling book, ‘At The Human Edge’, is a regular keynote speaker, hosts a popular digital talk show and regularly contributes as a public health commentator. Marcus has been a World Economic Forum’s Global Shaper and a Senior Fellow to the Atlantic Council A champion of wellbeing, Marcus is a big believer of leveraging the power of digital biomarkers to hack the human operating system primed for longevity; allowing us to reach our fullest potential – health, brain and body – via his latest investor backed venture, HumanEdge. Marcus is a keen athlete and long distance marathon runner, he holds a Guinness World Record for backwards running(!) and thoroughly enjoys being a father to his two young children. Oh and if you’d like him to talk for hours on his favourite subject; simply use the word “Mitochondria”. Don’t say you weren’t forewarned! At The Human Edge At the Human Edge is a non-fiction popular science book which unravels the amazing adaptive physiological responses that our bodies undergo as we push ourselves to the physical limits in human performance. Each chapter is dedicated to a unique extreme environment, on Earth and beyond. The book captures the history, geography, legacy and the physical challenges which our physiology faces in our attempt to conquer the great outdoors. From Mt. Everest to the South Pole, from a journey to Mars to the bottom of the Mariana trench, from running Marathons to surviving in the Sahara, this highly informative, gripping and accessible book lays out the complex world of cellular biology against the backdrop of human history. “From James Cameron’s voyage to the depths of the Mariana Trench to Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon, Dr. Marcus Ranney paints an intriguing picture of how the human body responds and what it’s capable of under the most extreme conditions. Now more than ever, we need a new generation of young scientists who will continue to push back the boundaries of the unknown.” – Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization. Watch this video to learn more about the book. “At The Human Edge, by Dr. Marcus Ranney, is not just a book for elite athletes looking to improve their performances, but a guide for all of us, to journey towards our “best self”. It inspires us to go beyond our perceived limitations and by doing so, to truly be alive and operate at our fullest potential.” – Jonty Rhodes, International Cricketer, Current Coach and Commentator. The book is a bestseller on Kindle India, and was recently released on Audible, becoming available across all formats. The Edge Podcast The Edge, hosted by Dr Marcus Ranney, takes a deep dive into longevity. In this podcast series, Dr. Marcus Ranney talks to authors, academicians, researchers, doctors, coaches, psychologists, nutritionists and other global experts, to understand how one can live life to their full potential. Tune in for eye-opening conversations about the impact of exercise, genes, diet, physical performance, recovery, stress, and more, and how they come together to promote longevity. This podcast series simplifies complex issues and explains how our choices can increase or decrease our life span. Each episode comes with multiple takeaways that you can incorporate in your daily life to live better and longer. This series is an amalgamation of experiences of multiple experts working in the health sector who have transformed the way we look at health, performance, and longevity. Hear from them about their “human edge” and understand how to reach your personal edge. A few of the experts we’ve hosted on the series include Shayamal Vallabhjee, Bonnie J. Kaplan, and John Gloster. The series is available on YouTube, as well as all leading audio platforms. Listen to it on your favourite platform here. MyDocM On MyDocM, you can prepare for longevity. Backed by science, and powered by global experts, MyDocM gives you the secrets to longer lifespan and healthspan; and the tools to maintain your physical and mental wellbeing so that you live longer, happier, and healthier. Our Longevity Quiz gives the user a score based on their current health status, which can be used as the starting point of one’s longevity journey.

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