Eva Vertes

Eva Vertes kijkt naar de toekomst van de geneeskunde

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Eva Vertes - pas 19 toen ze deze talk gaf - vertelt hoe ze ertoe kwam om geneeskunde te studeren, en wat haar drijft om de oorsprong van kanker en Alzheimer te begrijpen.

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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.