Robert Langer, "The Edison of Medicine"

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 4:00pm


Packard Lab, Room 101
To Speak About His Quest to Solve Global Health Challenges using Biotechnology
♦ The most cited engineer in history
♦ One of the 10 most cited individuals in history
♦ Largest biomedical engineering lab in the world
♦ Youngest person in history (at age 43) to be elected to all three American science academies: 
            ♦ The National Academy of Sciences
            ♦ The National Academy of Engineering
            ♦ The National Academy of Medicine
♦ Charter member of National Academy of Inventors
♦ One of four living individuals to have received both the U.S. National Medal of Science and the National Medal of Technology and Innovation
♦ Winner of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, the most influential prize in the world for engineering
♦ Recently dubbed "The Edison of Medicine" by Harvard Business Review


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