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Dr. Robert Langer

Chemical Engineer, MIT

Dr. Robert LangerDr. Langer is a chemical engineer who has pioneered the fields of drug delivery and tissue engineering. His lab at MIT receives roughly $10 Million in annual grants and has 100 researchers. Dr. Langer has helped to launch close to 30 start-ups, and his lab’s innovations have been licensed or sublicensed by 250 companies. Dr. Langer is also a father of three children and a magician.

Dr. Langer speaks with Jessica about how he has transformed the bio-materials landscape, from scratch.

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