He is a Professor of Medicine and Engineering at the University of Southern California.
He is co-founder of Navigenics, a personalized medicine company and Applied Proteomics.
Agus is married to Amy Joyce Povich, actress and daughter of syndicated television talk show host Maury Povich. Her stepmother, Connie Chung, is a former CBS News anchor.
Agus’ grandfather, Rabbi Jacob B. Agus, was a theologian and the author of several books on Jewish history and philosophy. Agus has two children, Sydney and Miles.