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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Biogen said this week that Philip Sharp will retire from his post on the company's board of directors. Sharp is Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a faculty member in the Department of Biology and at the Center for Cancer Research. He also has been director of the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT, and he was awarded a Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1993. Sharp co-founded the company in 1978 and he has served as a director since 1982.

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