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Albany Medical Center Prize


Robert Langer, MDRobert S. Langer, MD, institute professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and chemical engineer by trade, revolutionized the field of drug delivery systems with his groundbreaking research with polymers—or plastics. Dr. Langer’s work has spawned advances in cancer treatment, given birth to an entirely new field of biotechnology known as tissue engineering, fueled the development of cardiac stents that virtually have eliminated the risk of restenosis and have led to the development of artificial skin which is used in the treatment of burn patients.


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