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Dr. Lindsay Rosenwald – A Historical Figure For Biotechnology

Lindsay RosenwaldDr. Lindsay Rosenwald graduated from the Abington High School, and then in 1973, he pursued and continued his studies at Pennsylvania State University and became a member of the business honors society of the school. He finished Bachelor and graduated his Degree in Finance in 1977. He had been dreaming to become a successful businessman and a doctor at the same time, which in the later years, came true.

He took medicine course at the Temple university right after he graduated from Pennsylvania. He practiced medicine for two and a half years. He then thought of and made a decision to pursue other studies, business. In the year 1986, he headed to Wall Street where he became an analyst and physician while making some investment grow. Lindsay Rosenwald also practiced business managing as the Managing Director of Finance of an exclusive firm for investment and finance, but it did not take years of him to stay.

To name a few companies that he is associated with are the polarx, who developed a treatment for acute leukemia, the Trisenox; Titan Pharmaceuticals who produced the treatment for schizophrenia; Sypress Bioscience who introduced Prosorba Column, a treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, and Savella which can cure fibromyalgia. Another company that you may associate his name, is the Biocryst which made a treatment for influenza like H1N1, they have made the Peramivir.

Dr Lindsay Rosenwald famous is still known today by many people especially in biotechnology field. He is a successful person who has made things possible in terms of life science and medicine. He is the person behind the success of most pharmaceutical companies, a historical figure for biotechnology, and an inspiration to everybody.