A.J. Russo, a native of New York, received his bachelor's degree in biology from Hobart College in Geneva, N.Y. and his M.S. and Ph.D. from Roswell Park Memorial Institute, a division of S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo. He has spent 20 years at Mount Saint Mary's University in Emmitsburg, Maryland, teaching undergraduate biology courses and doing research in the areas of immunology and molecular biology. He is currently the research Director of the Health Research Institute/Pfeiffer Treatment Center in Warrenville IL.
A.J. is the author of more than thirty research articles, 11 novels, three children's books, short stories, and numerous educational software packages.
When he's not in the lab, he can sometimes be found jogging, playing racquetball, watching lacrosse games, or spending time with his family.