David Bolinsky


Digital Biology

Bolinsky has been a speaker at TED and TED India, and has guest-lectured at Harvard, Yale, Brown, Cambridge, Singularity and other universities, at museums and major conferences worldwide.

David Bolinsky has an Association of Medical illustrators-accredited degree in Medical illustration from Ohio State University (1974), and held a faculty position at Michigan State University creating illustrations for MSU Human and Veterinary medical schools before enrolling in medical school at MSU in 1978. He left medical school to accept a surprise job offer of Senior Medical Illustrator at the Yale School of Medicine in 1981. In 1984, he founded Advanced Imaging, the first digital medical animation company in the world.


  • 3D Animation
  • Medicine
  • Visualization
  • Medical Illustrator