Marte Roa Syvertsen (b. 1982) is a medical doctor with a PhD in neuroscience. She leads a national network of Norwegian epilepsy scientists and was awarded the prestigious Forsberg and Aulies Legacy for talented young neurologists in 2020. Syvertsen has a passion for books, teaching and sharing knowledge, and she is a columnist at the Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association. The Human Brain is her first book.