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“2017 TEDxBeaconStreet Interview with Peter Nguyen.

Drugs have become more complex. Many top-selling drugs today are actually made of proteins.
– Most of these protein Drugs must be refrigerated or they will spoil, just like food.
– The Wyss Institute and the laboratory of Jim Collins at MIT have developed a freeze-dried system you can store at room temperature that can make any drug for you on demand. – This freeze-dried powder can be stored at room-temperature for years, and can be activated just by adding water.

Peter Nguyen works at the Harvard University’s Wyss Institute of Biologically Inspired Engineering on commercializing synthetic biology technologies.


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Peter Nguyen

Peter Nguyen

Peter Nguyen works at the Harvard University’s Wyss Institute of Biologically Inspired Engineering on commercializing synthetic biology technologies.