Monday, September 25, 2006
Bruce Ganem was just awarded the American Chemical Society's (ACS) 2007 Award for Creative Invention. The award recognizes "the successful application of research in chemistry and/or chemical engineering that contributes to the material prosperity and happiness of people."
He won the award for solving a crucial problem in the production of paclitaxel, one of the most successful drugs used to treat ovarian, breast and lung cancer and a promising agent in fighting coronary artery disease.
eClips is fortunate to have captured some of Ganem's insights. Listen to Ganem discuss the challenges which face scientists who are operating in the business world.
You can also hear Ganem discuss his own background and how he really considers himself to be an accidental entrepreneur.
To read more about Ganem's award, click this link to see the Cornell Chronicle article