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Robert S. Langer to Receive 2014 Biotechnology Heritage Award

July 9, 2014

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week -- The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) and the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) have selected Robert S. Langer to receive the 2014 Biotechnology Heritage Award. The award will be presented during the 2014 BIO International Convention, June 23-26 in San Diego, California (see also Chemical Heritage Foundation).

"Bob Langer is the founder of tissue engineering in regenerative medicine as well as creator of many transdermal and controlled drug-delivery systems," said Carsten Reinhardt, CHF's president and CEO. "During his amazing career he has published more than 1,200 articles, which have been cited nearly 150,000 times, more than any other engineer. Bob is truly one of the great biotechnology pioneers."

Keywords for this news article include: Biotechnology, Chemical Heritage Foundation.

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Source: Biotech Week

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