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-- -- to my seventeen year old from Michigan has 100000.
Dollars richer he seventeen years old.
Thanks to his science project on breast cancer and researchers say it is -- up.
Could eventually lead to better target -- and less toxic therapies for cancer patients so could this high school students -- eventually save lives joining me now is the winner of the Intel science talent search.
-- then two -- thanks for joining us meet them.
Going to -- me and tell me about this project and what your research tell me about your research because this is such exciting news.
That definitely is so.
I studied somewhat different proteins that are involved in breast cancer and leukemia and I was able to find a couple ways to.
Essentially turn them off and sloping growth the cancers and -- spread.
That is incredible you know cancer affects is affects most -- on watching.
This morning so it's great news especially as a woman has breast cancer is something that we all fear I -- it affects men and women.
But so you use admitted -- -- the project and your project one and you -- -- 100000 dollars.
Yes yes I do what you gonna do with the money.
College kid to college expenses and where you gonna go let me gas Harvard.
At Yale where you going.
On the right now I'm definitely leaning towards Harvard and I'm deciding between now Harvard MIT and Stanford.
That is amazing -- so what is your advice for young kids because.
Obviously your brilliant what did you parents do as you were growing option they read -- you a -- but what is your advice for people your age.
On the I would just saying that you know you're never too young to start doing something that's you know really grade and I started -- like thirteen fourteen and most -- Tony is a little bit too early hip but I enjoyed and I think it worked out -- -- -- so if you're interested I would definitely say jump aboard.
So what happens next to me how does this how -- this research gonna help cure cancer.
Armed you know I was able to identify some targets and in the -- essentially so.
The next -- early figuring out how this can be used and more of clinical setting like.
How can we actually develop a treatment for its.
That's something that some other people -- working on and I hope to be working on seen as an undergraduate -- Andy's saying that in the near future we're gonna find a cure for cancer.
On you know I think it -- we're gonna find that small tears for a lot of different types of cancers and that'll probably at things happen.
-- over the next you know 1015 years are gonna get much better at it so hopefully hopefully -- It's amazing watch thank you so much for out of your efforts in this fight because it's something that -- like us that we all struggle with -- all.
-- -- what happens after college for you doctor or what are your plans.
On the right now I'm thinking of pursuing both an MD -- Ph.D.
is saying I can have that clinical side but still keep their research that I really enjoyed him.
You were amazing what if your parents do we how much time but quickly just read you a lot.
I gather reds and enable -- supported in all my entrance good deal what we wish -- the bass and I thank you from the bottom of my heart because cancer affects a lot of people my family.
Thanks so much for your self.
Have a great morning an -- -- coming up in two minutes.
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