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As the Wunderkinds program celebrates its fifth anniversary of honoring the brightest early-career researchers in medicine, STAT invites you to hear firsthand about the remarkable progress these up-and-coming leaders are making in the field of science. On Friday at 1 p.m. ET, STAT’s editorial team will be joined by a group of the first Wunderkinds cohort who will share their latest research, experiences since joining their Wunderkinds class in 2017, and the lessons learned along the way.

Featured speakers:

  • Tina Cascone, M.D., Ph.D.,assistant professor, Department of Thoracic/Head & Neck Medical Oncology, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (sponsor introduction)
  • Hsiao-Tuan Chao, M.D., Ph.D.,assistant professor, Department of Pediatrics-Neurology, Molecular and Human Genetics, Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine; McNair Scholar, McNair Medical Institute at the Robert and Janice McNair Foundation; Investigator, Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute, Texas Children’s Hospital
  • Salil Garg, M.D., Ph.D.,clinical investigator, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT
  • Andrew Boozary, M.D., MPP, SM,executive director, population health and social medicine, University Health Network; assistant professor, University of Toronto and Columbia University; senior fellow, Wellesley Institute
  • Andrew Joseph,general assignment reporter, STAT (moderator)