How a Child’s Cancer Diagnosis Inspired a Life of Science
Unlike most clinical researchers, who may be driven by their love of science or the thrill of discovering the unknown, Pfizer scientist Rosemary Orciari is propelled by something a little stronger: experience.
Following a successful battle against childhood cancer, Orciari found inspiration for a career dedicated to finding cures to deadly diseases. “My superpower is perspective,” says Orciari. “Having lived through such an experience gives you perspective on what’s important. It helps you to appreciate what you have and what you can potentially lose.”
Watch the video to learn more about how Orciari’s childhood dream of getting well ended up fueling her life’s work.
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