William A. Haseltine

Biologist, Person

1944 –


Who is William A. Haseltine?

William A. Haseltine is an American biologist, entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is known for his groundbreaking work on HIV/AIDS and the human genome. Haseltine was a Professor at Harvard Medical School where he founded two research departments on cancer and HIV/AIDS. Haseltine is a Founder of several biotechnology companies including Cambridge Biosciences, The Virus Research Institute, ProScript, LeokoSite, Dendreon, and Diversa. He was a founder Chairman and CEO of Human Genome Sciences, a company that pioneered the application of genomics to drug discovery. He is the President of the Haseltine Foundation for Science and the Arts and is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of ACCESS Health International a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving access to high quality health worldwide. He was listed by Time Magazine as one of the world's 25 most influential business people in 2001.

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Oct 17, 1944
St. Louis
  • United States of America
  • Harvard University
Lived in
  • New York City

on July 23, 2013


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