FORA.tv Speaker - Eric Rose
Eric Rose is Executive Vice President for Life Sciences at MacAndrews & Forbes and CEO of Siga Technologies, Inc., a developer of anti-viral drugs directed at potential agents of bioterror. He is on leave from his position as Surgeon in Chief at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia and Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, where he holds a distinguished professorship. An accomplished heart surgeon, researcher and entrepreneur, Dr. Rose has grown one of the nation's premier departments of surgery over the past 25 years while managing, investigating and developing complex medical technologies such as for heart transplantation and novel approaches to Alzheimer’s disease and bioterrorism.
Dr. Rose pioneered heart transplantation in children, performing the first successful pediatric heart transplant in 1984, and has investigated many alternatives to heart transplantation, including cross-species transplantation and man-made heart pumps. He received his MD from Columbia University.
10.04.07 | 01:06:55 min
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