Robert Bazell is Chief Science and Health Correspondent for NBC News.
At NBC, Bazell was one of the first network news correspondents to report on the emerging AIDS epidemic in the early 1980s.
He continued to cover health and science issues for the network.
In 1998, Bazell wrote and published, HER-2: The Making of Herceptin, a Revolutionary Treatment for Breast Cancer, which chronicled the creation of Herceptin, a drug used to treat breast cancer; the book received a positive review from the New York Times.
Bazell and his wife, Margot Weinshel, reside in New York. He has three children: Rebecca, Josh and Stephanie.