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Mr Stan Wang (2011)
Summary: Postdoctoral Fellow, Wyss Institute at Harvard
Citizenship: United States
Degree and subject: PhD
College: Trinity College
Employment: Harvard Medical School
Stan Wang is a pioneer working at the intersection of medicine, science, and entrepreneurship. Stan has launched a public health pilot program in Ghana, served on the board of various non-profit organizations, founded a company to empower entrepreneurs, and given a TEDx talk on the future of medicine (www.goo.gl/rta3Nv). As both a Gates Scholar and NIH-Cambridge MD/PhD Scholar, he undertook his PhD in stem cell biology & regenerative medicine at the University of Cambridge, where he worked with Sir John Gurdon (2012 Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine) on the epigenetics of stem cell control. Stan completed the remainder of his MD at the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. Stan is working on creating platform technologies for the development of novel therapeutics using recent advances in genome engineering and synthetic biology.