Channel

Georgia Institute of Technology

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R&D Budget

$33.4 Million

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Number of Labs

50

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Number of Scientists

100


PROFILE

Manu Platt

Georgia Institute of Technology

Platt Lab

Trying to develop drugs and treatments for sickle cell disease and HIV

Primary Research

Biomedical Engineering

Challenges

Sickle Cell Disease
HIV/AIDS
Cancer (general)

“That just fascinates me: how our bodies work, why are we different from others?”
– Manu Platt

Are you curious enough?

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curious about the proteins in a cell and their function
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ABOUT Manu Platt

  • Nationality
  • United States
  • Were my parents scientists?
  • Neither
  • Am I worrier?
  • Somewhat
  • Am I imaginative?
  • Yes
  • Am I competitive?
  • Somewhat
  • Am I spontaneous or a planner?
  • Both