Escaping an improbable upbringing, Greg Verdine places his biggest career bets in drugging the ‘undruggable’
In another world, Greg Verdine would still be building boats and tearing apart car engines in his New Jersey front yard.
Verdine, who started ditching school at age 7 to work on home projects at the insistence of his father, improbably built a career as a Harvard University professor, serial biotech entrepreneur and iconoclast. He’s gone to war with the industry’s conventional wisdom that drugs simply can’t reach some disease-causing proteins because of their shape.
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