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15 year old revolutionizes medical testing?


Did This 15-Year-Old Kid Just Change the Course of Medicine?. Jack Andraka created a simple dip-stick sensor to test for levels of mesothelin, which is a biomarker for early-stage pancreatic cancer that’s found in blood and urine. The method is similar to diabetic testing strips, utilizing just a pinprick of blood and costing all of…