Galen Robotics Announces Over-Subscribed $15 Million Series A To Advance Next Phase in Surgical Robotics
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A big name in the medical field is joining the board of Galen Robotics, a biotech startup in Baltimore.
Robert Langer, one of the co-founders of pharmaceutical giant Moderna, said the Pigtown company’s robotic arm could change the way surgeries are done.
“I thought it was really cool and I think it could help a lot of people,” Langer said of Galen. “They’re bringing robotic surgery into areas that could make a huge impact.”
Langer, an engineer, has helped found dozens of biotech startups and is currently a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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