Robert Langer

Mar. 01, 2013

Robert Langer, Father of Invention

The biotech pioneer has started two dozen companies, and has over 800 patents to his name.

engineer, engineering, invention, inventing, inventor, bioengineering, medical biotechnology, nanotechnology, health

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