How Marc Beer Scripted Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s Success Story

Published: May 23, 2013

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When Marc Beer sold his ?rst public company, the biotech ViaCell, to PerkinElmer for $300 million in 2007 it seemed like the beginning of an amazing entrepreneurial career. But just months later it was cut short: His wife of 18 years died suddenly from a pulmonary embolism at the age of 42, and he committed himself to parenting his three teenagers full-time.

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