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The results are in: Abbott's a top 20 workplace for scientists.
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What do scientists at Abbott do?
They create tiny, life-saving devices for baby's hearts, seek out neurons that cause Parkinson's and develop tests for Zika. They invent wearable sensors that eliminate the need for painful fingerpricks for people with diabetes. They drive breakthroughs in infant formula and make it possible to test half the world's blood supply.
They are our superheroes. And today, they've named us one of theirs.
After Science Magazine surveyed scientists at biotech companies around the world – ranking each on 23 characteristics from financial strength to having a research-driven environment – Abbott has landed for the 15th year on its Top Employers list.
The Brighton Consulting Group independently evaluated each company's employer reputation score, considering factors such as whether it treats its employees with respect and whether its work-culture values align with employees' personal values.
One of the coolest things about being a scientist at Abbott is we have tracks for both management – and science. You can continue to climb while never giving up the research you love, or you can choose to take a management track and lead a team. There are paths for advancement for both.
Last year alone, we launched more than 20 life-changing technologies around the globe. We do work that matters.
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This video discusses neuromodulation and deep brain stimulation where scientists use electrical stimulation to disrupt — or modulate — signals in the body to treat the symptoms of movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease.
Tech Knowledge is an online video series about Abbott innovations.
Imagine going from complete independence — where you like, when you like, how you like — to being unable to control your arms to brush your own teeth. It can be crushing, mentally and emotionally.
For many people living with Parkinson's disease or essential tremor that disruption of their daily lives is a stark reality. Enter neuromodulation and deep brain stimulation where scientists use electrical stimulation to disrupt — or modulate — signals in the body to treat the symptoms of movement disorders.
Research from Accenture found allowing an employee to be their authentic self is linked to advancement, and Rah Thomas is a good example.
By Sheryl Estrada , Alana Winns and Christian Carew
Rah Thomas made a decision early on in his corporate career to work at a company that would not only accept his dreadlocks but would encourage him to wear the hairstyle.
Abbott's women leaders urge students to envision themselves as scientists and engineers.
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