Contrary to the 2010 motion picture Extraordinary Measures, in which his name has been changed to "Dr. Robert Stonehill" and he is portrayed as an anti-establishment, chronically angry and asocial University of Nebraska researcher, Canfield was the sole founder and original CEO of Novazyme, and was already actively involved in developing a treatment for Pompe disease when he took on John Crowley, a lawyer turned business manager, as a partner to handle the business end of the operation. Wikipedia*
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William Canfield has eight videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 Forum as a General Counsel for the National Republican Senatorial Committee. The year with the most videos was 1990 with three videos as a Counsel for the Senate Select Ethics Committee. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1996 with an average of 38 views per program as a Director for the Staff of the Senate Republican Conference. Most appearances with Stanley Brand (2). Most common tag: Ethics.