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Sc.D., David H. Koch Institute Professor, MIT

Robert S. Langer is the David H. Koch Institute Professor at MIT and, as one of 11 Institute Professors, has received the highest honor that can be awarded to a faculty member. His research is at the interface of medicine – cancer in particular – and materials science and chemical engineering. Nanotechnology is a major focus area for Dr. Langer, who is developing new nanoparticles to treat cancer and other diseases. Specifically, he designs polymer, lipid, and polymer-lipid hybrid nanocarriers for improved drug delivery, as well as similar controlled delivery systems for genetically engineered therapeutic proteins, DNA and RNA. Dr. Langer’s work also includes the creation of novel approaches for the engineering of new tissues and organs.

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