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Every year, STAT celebrates the future heroes of science and medicine, sifting through hundreds of nominations to identify the next generation of scientific superstars. We hunt for doctors and researchers on the cusp of launching their careers — and deserving of recognition.

On this page you’ll find special features and conversations with Wunderkinds from the past. For a complete look at previous Wunderkind honorees, here are the talents recognized in 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017.