1. Suzanne Coberly said:

    I really appreciate this post, as I have also made my career in biotechnology and diagnostics and I have also gotten criticism from academics who believe that drug companies are only in it for the money. I’m in it because I enjoy helping to create new drugs and IVDs for patients and am excited that my work helps make it happen. My passion is creating diagnostic tests and biomarkers to help the drug companies target the right population. I also have a very interesting pathology “practice” with the translational scientists – I am able to be a general pathologist seeing cutting edge new targets and steering scientists toward medical applications. Hopefully, other young pathologists will consider industry as an option.

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