2017 Dr. Paul Janssen Award Winner; A True Champion of Science
Now, more than ever, science needs champions. Johnson & Johnson is proud to be a champion of science and recognize the work of researchers through programs like the Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research. This year’s winner is Douglas Wallace, Ph.D. Founder and Director, Center for Mitochondrial and Epigenomic Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Wallace’s pioneering work in the field of mitochondrial genetics -- and its application to the study of disease, aging, and patterns of human migration – has been groundbreaking. Hear from Dr. Wallace, Seema Kumar, Vice President of Innovation, Global Health and Policy Communication, Johnson & Johnson and Paul Stoffels, M.D., Executive Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer as they reflect on the importance of this award and the prolific legacy of Dr. Paul Janssen himself.