Laurie Glimcher2017-10-24T10:37:52+00:00

Laurie Glimcher


“Be a risk taker. Never be afraid to try something new, and be as stubborn as a bull. Laboratory breakthroughs are never made by being cautious.”

Career Highlights
  • First female Dean of Weill Cornell Medicine in New York
  • Has made breakthrough discoveries in T-lymphocyte cells that respond to invasions in the body
  • Was a senior physician at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a professor of medicine at Harvard University
  • Advocate for building support networks for women scientists while they raise families

STEM Gems Club

Is a career in Immunology in your future? Quite possibly! STEM Gem Laurie Glimcher is making breakthrough discoveries to better understand and develop treatments for diseases affecting so many people! Read her story and digest. Watch one of her online videos. Then, with your STEM Gems Tribe, discuss, explore, reflect, and act.