Inventor Alfred E. Mann dies; helped develop pacemakers
Philanthropist Alfred E. Mann, an entrepreneur and inventor whose wide-ranging business endeavors included aerospace, pharmaceuticals, electronic circuitry and biomedical research, has died. He was 90. His death on Thursday was announced by MannKind Corp., where Mann served as chairman of the Valencia, California-based company from 2001 to earlier this month.
from Biotech News