Eva Vertes

Eva Vertes schaut in die Zukunft der Medizin

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Eva Vertes - gerade 19 Jahre alt, als sie diese Rede hielt - spricht über ihren Weg zum Medizinstudium und über ihre Gründe, die Wurzeln von Krebs und Alzheimer verstehen zu wollen.

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Eva Vertes · Neuroscience and cancer researcher

Eva Vertes is a microbiology prodigy. Her discovery, at age 17, of a compound that stops fruit-fly brain cells from dying was regarded as a step toward curing Alzheimer's. Now she aims to find better ways to treat — and avoid — cancer.

Eva Vertes is a microbiology prodigy. Her discovery, at age 17, of a compound that stops fruit-fly brain cells from dying was regarded as a step toward curing Alzheimer's. Now she aims to find better ways to treat — and avoid — cancer.