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Editor’s note: A recording of the event is embedded below.

Eeach year, universities and research institutions across the country compete in STAT’s bracket-style tournament, STAT Madness, to be crowned the top biomedical innovation or discovery of the year.

Over five weeks, STAT readers voted for their favorites until a winner was selected from the initial field of 64 entries. Hear a researcher from the winning team discuss their work, its potential impact, and what’s next in their field.


Featured Speakers:

  • Taku Kambayashi, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of pathology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Gideon Gil, managing editor, STAT (moderator)
  • Wendi Yajnik, Ph.D., global head of academic partnerships and external innovation, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (sponsor speaker)

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