St. Louis Beckons; Hempen Answers Call with GenoMed | GenomeWeb

Mother knows best, or at least in this particular case. When Paula Hempen was ready to leave her fellowship at Johns Hopkins University, she wanted to head back to St. Louis, where she was raised. Her mom clipped out an ad from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and, as Hempen recalls, “[she] said, ‘This might be something you can do.’” So 12 years after leaving her hometown, Hempen found herself returning to what is now dubbed the “BioBelt” as CSO of GenoMed.

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