Langer, Robert



Langer, Robert

Pioneering biomedical engineer whose innovations have revolutionized drug-delivery systems. His discoveries are at the heart of today's multibillion-dollar controlled drug delivery industry, which prolongs life and eases the suffering of millions every year. His innovations have provided a framework for the emerging technology of tissue engineering, and have been used in such areas as drug delivery systems, vaccines, tissue repair, diagnostics, innovative waste disposal technologies, and novel therapeutics.

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