Jack Andraka’s journey began at age fifteen when, after losing a close family friend to pancreatic cancer, he invented an inexpensive early detection method for pancreatic, ovarian, and lung cancer. Now studying electrical engineering and public policy at Stanford, Andraka conducts research on nanorobots, inexpensive biosensors, disease diagnostics, water filters, and econometrics while serving as faculty at the Stanford Anesthesiology Summer Institute. During school he exper
This 19-year-old American high school student proves that it is not compulsory to be a doctor to know how to detect cancer in time. His talent will dazzle you and may save your life.
It is the story of a young American whose genius has impressed the greatest scientists of the world. Jack Andraka was a 15-year-old high school student when he invented a very inexpensive and fast method to detect pancreatic cancer. He received the Grand Prize Intel Science Fair in 2012 and wo