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Folkman's legacy of bold and creative thinking endures
March 19, 2014

Judah Folkman changed the world repeatedly with bold ideas that ranged from implantable pacemakers and subcutaneous birth control to an entirely new field of medical study: how diseases like cancer recruit blood vessels from the body via angiogenesis. Robert S. Langer, senior lecturer on surgery; Donald E. Ingber, founding director of the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard and the Judah Folkman Professor of
Vascular Biology at HMS; and Marsha A. Moses, the Julia Dyckman Andrus Professor of Surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital, are quoted.

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