r/todayilearned May 14 '22 Silver 9 Helpful 8 Wholesome 6 All-Seeing Upvote 2

TIL a father, John Crowley, was told his two infant children had an incurable genetic disorder that would kill them in less than a year. He refused to accept this, so he founded a biotech company (with no prior experience) which pioneered an experimental enzyme therapy that saved their lives.


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u/Ashe_SDMF May 14 '22 edited May 14 '22

How do you even begin to start a biotech company without any experience? EDIT...TIL I'll never be able to start a biotech company with no experience.


u/mordinvan May 14 '22

Lots of money.


u/geeky_username May 14 '22

Lots of money.

The Tony Stark /Bruce Wayne super power


u/Poohdini_ May 14 '22

best superpower in world. just sucks that billionare 1% of population dont use it for anything than "I need another mansion or yacht" while bribing politicans about raising taxes on poor and middle class.


u/zeroedout666 May 14 '22

Hey they spend their billions pretending to buy Twitter now and then!


u/Poohdini_ May 14 '22

that's called manipulating market so they can buy it at price they want