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Professor Craig Hawker Receives 2021 Kathryn C. Hach Award for Entrepreneurial Success

August 2020
Please join the MRL in congratulating Professor Craig Hawker for this well-deserved recognition: The 2021 Kathryn C. Hach Award for Entrepreneurial Success, one of the National Awards of the American Chemical Society.
The citation for the award is: "In recognition of Dr. Hawker's innovative leadership in creating, developing, and commercializing revolutionary polymer-based therapeutics and personal care products through multiple successful start-up companies.”
Many of you know of Olaplex (, but the therapeutics referenced are perhaps less well known: they include Relypsa:
This prestigious award is named for the chemist and entrepreneur Kathryn Hach-Darrow:
Congratulations Craig!