Dr. Marco Bischof was born in Switzerland in 1947 and lives in Berlin, Germany. He has studied cultural anthropology, comparative religion, and psychology at Zurich University, has got a Ph.D. in Cultural Studies, and was from 2009 to 2011 lecturer and member of the scientific staff of the Institute for Transcultural Health Studies, European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany. He is also a breathing therapist and a yoga and meditation teacher, has served as General Secretary and later President of the International Institute of Biophysics, Neuss, Germany, and is the director of the Institute for Future Science & Medicine, Berlin, Germany. He is also past president of the International Light Association (ILA, Brussels), a professional union of light and color therapists. He serves actually as councilor of the Society for Scientific Exploration (SSE) in the USA, the foremost society for research in the borderlands of science.
In the German-speaking world, he is a well-known science writer with many publications on biophysics, complementary medicine, frontier areas of science, the history and philosophy of science, and on comparative religion. He has also published a number of scientific papers on the history of science and on future perspectives in integrative medicine and biophysics. With his book „Biophotons“ (1995, 14th printing 2008), he has authored the most comprehensive account of biophoton research published in any language. His book “Tachyonen, Orgonenergie und Skalarwellen” (2002) may remain the standard work on the question of subtle fields for many years. His most recent book, “Salutogenese – auf dem Weg zur Gesundheit” (September 2010), is about a new understanding of health and the present transformation of our health system. Dr. Marco Bischof’s website is at www.marcobischof.com, he can be reached at email@example.com.