George Yancopoulos is a life-long New Yorker who won 4th place at the Westinghouse Science Talent Search while at the Bronx High School of Science, where he also graduated as valedictorian. Yancopoulos went on to become valedictorian of Columbia College, where he also earned his MD and PhD. Yancopoulos left academia in 1989 to become the scientific founder of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, where he is currently President of Regeneron Laboratories and Chief Scientific Officer.
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