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      Bringing game-changing healthcare technology to life

      For the last 10 years, Johnson & Johnson Innovation has been on a mission to accelerate early-stage innovation aimed at advancing healthcare. As digital technology external innovation lead, Varun Ramdevan looks for the best ideas—and helps make them a reality.
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      Meet the marathoner who is blazing a trail in the male-dominated STEM field

      Nina Raver-Shapira, Ph.D., loves a challenge: The Johnson & Johnson scientist persisted for years to develop an innovative surgical patch that helps stop problematic bleeding during surgery—and she’s also a record-breaking elite athlete. For Women’s Equality Day, find out how she got her start, what achievements she’s most proud of and where she finds inspiration.
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      “No one would believe me when I suspected I had lung cancer”

      Learn about one patient’s journey toward getting an accurate diagnosis—and why it’s crucial to always advocate for your health.
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      “So many people were there for me when I had cancer. Now I get to pay it forward”

      As both a cancer survivor and caregiver, Shauna Smith knows the power of feeling supported when facing the disease. That’s why she founded Johnson & Johnson’s Cancer Focus Group—so every employee has somewhere to turn if they or someone they love is faced with a diagnosis.

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      “My battle with IBD has fueled my passion for helping patients like me”

      Sid Jain, a leader on the pharmaceutical R&D data science team at Johnson & Johnson, knows that new and better treatment options change lives. And being a Crohn’s disease patient himself has supercharged his mission to help revolutionize the research process.
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      “I’ve developed innovative sutures that help save lives”

      Johnson & Johnson got its start as a pioneer of sterile surgical sutures and continues to make advancements today. Jesse Nawrocki, Ph.D., shares how he and his award-winning team are working to make surgery easier for doctors and safer for patients.
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      Advancing diversity: 3 healthcare experts share their career stories

      The statistics are stark: People of color are vastly underrepresented in medical and scientific professions. But various programs—including ones sponsored by Johnson & Johnson—are working to help level the playing field.
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      “I helped create the lens that treated my mom’s cataracts”

      For Healthy Vision Month, learn about one employee’s very personal mission to help restore vision for people who undergo cataract surgery.
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      “My job is to educate about the need for new treatments for rare diseases”

      Hetal Patel, an immunodermatology medical director at Johnson & Johnson, forged her own career path—and now she’s living into her passion for advocacy, education and innovation.

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      For American Heart Month, learn how Johnson & Johnson is innovating to help treat the millions of people who are living with atrial fibrillation and other conditions that cause an irregular heartbeat.
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      Biomedical scientist Robert Langer receives the 2023 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research

      Each year, Johnson & Johnson honors a scientist currently working in academia, industry or a scientific institute who has made a significant contribution toward the improvement of public health.
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      Could we be on our way to eliminating cancer for good?

      What once seemed like an out-of-reach goal may soon be within our grasp. Take an in-depth look at how Johnson & Johnson is working toward its vision of helping create a world without cancer.
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