Eric Rose '68
Eric Rose, M.D., is a world renowned academic physician and entrepreneur with interests in drug discovery, biodefense, clinical evaluative research, and health policy. Dr. Rose received his B.A., summa cum laude, from Columbia University and his medical degree from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Dr. Rose pioneered heart transplantation in children, performing the first successful pediatric heart transplant in 1984, and has investigated many alternatives to heart transplantation, including cross-species transplantation and man-made heart pumps.
Dr. Rose served as the Edmond A. Guggenheim, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Population Health Science & Policy, and Associate Director for Clinical Outcomes at Mount Sinai Heart. Dr. Rose is also Executive Vice President, Life Sciences, of MacAndrews & Forbes, Inc. and Chairman and CEO of SIGA Technologies.
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