Robert Langer is regarded as one of the most influential figures in biomedical engineering. He conducts basic and translational research on drug delivery methods and tissue engineering. His work has led to therapies that combat the spread of cancer and other diseases. Langer currently directs the largest biomedical engineering lab in the world at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), which supports over 100 researchers.
This interview is part of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering's website initiative for STEM education: Navigate the Circuit (navigate.aimbe.org)