Dr Robert Langer – QEPrize Winner 2015

03 February 2015

The ground-breaking chemical engineer Dr Robert Langer has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth Prize for his revolutionary advances and leadership in engineering at the interface with chemistry and medicine.

Dr Langer was the first person to engineer polymers to control the delivery of large molecular weight drugs for the treatment of diseases such as cancer and mental illness. Over 2 billion lives have been improved worldwide by the technologies that Dr Langer’s lab has created.

Keywords: QEPrize, Innovations, Chemical Engineering, Robert Langer, Medicine, Awards

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