Dr. Steven Shak - How Do You Become A Precision Medicine Pioneer?
What does it mean to truly innovate, not just once but many times over? Dr. Steven Shak may be one of the few people who can help answer this question; from discovering the DNase1 gene, to developing a life-altering treatment for cystic fibrosis, and guiding revolutionary cancer drug Herceptin from concept to clinic, Steve Shak's groundbreaking work has changed the lives of millions across the globe. Now, in his newest venture as Chief Medical Officer at Exact Sciences, his portfolio of precision diagnostic tests have ensured one million cancer patients receive the right treatment at the right time. We discuss his life’s work (so far), his advice for pharma execs, and what next for the scientist.