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Passionnovation or Passionnovation? | Mathias Schmidt | TEDxUCSD
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Added Aug 1, 2016
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What are the keys to becoming successful in your career path? How do you find your passion and inspiration to innovate? In this talk, Dr. Schmidt share his journey to his career while identifying and explaining the five key ingredients to making “the magic soup” to becoming successful in your career: Passion, Innovation, Mastery, Innovation, and sense of Purpose.

Mathias obtained his master in Biotechnology from the University of Stuttgart. He gained his PhD in oncology from the Tumor Biology Center of the University of Freiburg, where he developed a Her-2 specific immunotoxin that was subsequently brought to the clinic. After working for several years at various cancer hospitals in Germany and the U.S. he joined the pharmaceutical industry in 1999. He developed a great passion for drug discovery and development, especially for protein therapeutics. In 2011 he was awarded the venia legendi in pharmacology from the University of Konstanz. Mathias joined Takeda California in 2012 as Vice President of Biological Sciences and has been in various positions with the Takeda legacy since 2001.

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