Alexandre Tang, I’ve learned to push myself beyond my limits, like an athlete has to in order to win gold
Sport records or scientific breakthroughs do not happen overnight. They require courage, determination and hard work. Through the Sanofi’s People series, we are highlighting stories that create change.
We are leveraging the spirit of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games to spotlight inspiring individuals – at Sanofi and beyond – who inspire us to push our limits, to do more and to ignite our full potential.
Discover Alexandre Tang's story.
Failures are experiences that allow you to grow
It was seeing the dystopian movie “Gattaca” as a kid that made Alexandre Tang want to make a difference and try to find cures for cancer and other diseases. His career hasn’t always been easy, but being a scientist has taught him resilience, patience and to always give the best of himself.
“I’ve learned to push myself beyond my limits, like an athlete has to in order to win gold”
Alexandre now works in the groundbreaking immuno-oncology team at Sanofi. The partnership with Paris 2024 makes total sense to him. Sport and science share the same focused mindset, the same incredibly rigorous preparation followed by an intense burst of effort, the same determination to be the best every time.
Curing blood cancers is the finishing line Alexandre is aiming for now. But, knowing him and his devotion to making the world a better, healthier place, that will just be the starting line for his next race.