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Patrick O. Brown        

Biochemist; Founder & CEO of Impossible Foods

Patrick O. Brown, M.D., Ph.D., is founder and CEO of Impossible Foods. Pat founded Impossible Foods to replace the world's most environmentally destructive industry - animal farming - by making delicious, healthy and affordable meats and cheeses directly from plant ingredients. Pat is also a founder of Lyrical Foods, maker of Kite Hill nut-based cheeses, and the Public Library of Science, a nonprofit publisher that pioneered the open-access business model.

Pat was previously a Professor of Biochemistry and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Notable accomplishments of Pat's research group at Stanford included discovering the biochemical mechanism by which HIV inserts its genes into human cells, developing tools that for the first time enabled the expression patterns of whole genomes to be detected and profiled, and pioneering the use of gene expression patterns to improve classification, diagnosis and individualized treatment of human cancers. Pat is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine, and has been awarded the American Cancer Society Medal of Honor and the NAS Award in Molecular Biology.


Drop That Burger | Forbes
Impossible Foods Launches Next-Generation Impossible Burger ...
The privately held company was founded in 2011 by Patrick O. Brown, M.D., Ph.D ., Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry at Stanford University and a former ...
The Impossible Burger soars to new heights with Air New Zealand
Impossible Foods CEO and founder Patrick O. Brown said the latest announcement was on par with the company's previous partnerships. The patties are not yet ...
Impossible Foods is going to every White Castle | TechCrunch
... meat and become a mainstream, mass market menu item and cultural icon,” said Impossible Foods' founder and CEO Dr. Patrick O. Brown, in a statement.

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