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Clay Siegall: Businessman, Entrepeneur, Scientist, Doctor

Most of us as a people have been affected by cancer in one way or another, but have you ever heard of a guy named Clay Siegall? Probably not, but Clay Siegall has played a crucial role in the fight against cancer. He might not be the most famous or popular in mainstream society, but he has done more for society than any entertainer or athlete. Dr. Clay Siegall is simply a philanthropist and dedicates is practice for saving lives. This George Washington University has a Ph.D in Genetics as well as a (BS) in Zoology from the University of Maryland. That’s not all, Dr. Clay Siegall is an author with up to 70 publications under his belt and currently holds 15 patents.

Many well known organizations have benefited from the likes of this brilliant mind such as The National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Health, and Bristol-Myers Squibb. The guy has been around for a long time and is an unsung that deserves much more recognition. Dr. Clay Siegall has the experise, knowledge, and capabilities to change the world for the better and that’s exactly what he’s doing with his prestigious company Seattle Genetics. Seattle Genetics is the leading biotechnology company in the world. The company specializes in fighting cancer with it’s use of Antibody Based Therapies.

Seattle Genetics is the industry leader in Antibody Drug Conjugates (ADCs) the company’s ADCETRIS (brentuximab vedotin) technology is a first in it’s class which is now currently available in 65 countries. This goes to show just how effective and popular these drugs truly are. Cancer cells get hit directly with cell killing agents all while sparing non-targeted cells. That’s a major benefit over traditional approaches and chemotherapy which gives a person toxic effects. Many more drugs are already being developed and are in the pipeline for future uses also. Clay Siegall and Seattle Genetics has a huge employment list with well over 800 people and with expected future growth, the company will continue to add more staff as needed. Dr. Siegall’s impact will last a life time or more in this demanding and ever changing field of work.