What Chemists Do: Medtronic’s Jerbrena Jacobs

What if there was a chemical that could grow bone, speeding up the recovery process for numerous patients? Jerbrena “Bre” Jacobs, a senior scientist in Biologic Active Ingredients at Medtronic, is working to make that happen. In her “What Chemists Do” video, she describes her role as a liaison between different people at Medtronic, and the future of the biologic active ingredients holds for students trying to enter the field.

The What Chemists Do video series highlights just how many different careers are possible with a background in chemistry. Watch more videos.

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