Eva Vertes

Imaginar o futuro da medicina

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Eva Vertes — apenas com 19 anos quando fez esta palestra — fala do seu percurso para a investigação em medicina e da sua vontade de perceber as raízes do cancro e da doença de 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.