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Dr. Garret FitzGerald is the McNeil Professor in Translational Medicine and Therapeutics at the University of Pennsylvania, where he chairs the Department of Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics and directs the Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics. Dr. FitzGerald has received numerous awards for his work including the 2013 Lefoulon-Delalande Grand Prix Scientifique from the Institut de France. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and a Fellow of the American Academy of the Arts and Sciences and of the Royal Society. Photo by Sabina Louise Pierce. garret@upenn.edu

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01/30/2017Garret FitzGerald
I was surprised to receive an invitation to write this blog; it was based on some passing remarks that I made last year at a meeting in Dublin on BioPharma on the valuable role that the Greek and Roman classics played in my education. I am, by way of background, a physician and a scientist at the University of Pennsylvania, where I chair a basic science department and direct an institute devoted to translation of basic discoveries into novel therapeutics and diagnostics. I was born in Ireland, where I studied medicine at a time when a passing grade in Latin in the final high school exam...

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