Where do new medicines come from? And why are there 4000 biotech companies?


Location: Innovation Park

Don Drakeman is an entrepreneur, executive, and educator who co-founded two leading biotech companies, Medarex and Genmab.

During his 23 years in the industry, he has overseen the progress of numerous medical products for cancer, infectious disease and inflammation from research concept into clinical trials. During his entrepreneurial career, he has also been a part-time Lecturer in Politics at Princeton University, where he has taught lecture courses and seminars on civil liberties and the US Constitution. His scholarly work has been cited by the Supreme Courts of the US and other countries.

A light dinner will be served. RSVP is appreciated, but not required: rgo@nd.edu

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This lecture is sponsored by the College of Arts and Letters, ESTEEM, and the Potenziani Program in Constitutional Studies.