Eva Vertes

Eva Vertes envisage l'avenir de la médecine

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Eva Vertes — âgée de seulement 19 ans lors de cette conférence — expose son itinéraire vers la recherche médicale et sa volonté de comprendre les racines du cancer et de la maladie d'Alzheimer.

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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.