ANANDI KRISHNAN

Dr. Anandi Krishnan is a blood scientist at Stanford University. Before this, she received her PhD in Bioengineering from Penn State University in 2005. Then, in 2008, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the Heart and Vascular Institute, Penn State College of Medicine. Krishnan then went on to become a stroke research fellow at Duke […]

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MARIA GRAZIA RONCAROLO

Dr. Maria Grazia Roncarolo of Stanford University is a pediatric immunologist, the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Translational and Regenerative Medicine, and Co-Director of the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine. An expert in stem cells and gene therapy, she is the director of recently announced Stanford Center for Definitive and Curative […]

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CORI BARGMANN

Dr. Cori Bargmann is the Torsten N. Wiesel Professor in the Lulu and Anthony Wang Laboratory of Neural Circuits and Behavior at Rockefeller University. Bargmann developed the Brain Research Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies Initiative, which researches the root causes of conditions such as Alzheimer’s and autism by analyzing the connections between brain function and behavior. Genes and […]

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JOANNE LIU

Dr. Joanne Liu is the international president of Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders). She has received the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada’s Teasdale-Corti Humanitarian Award. Born in Quebec, Liu decided to become a pediatrician. She studied at McGill University School of Medicine, and specialized in pediatrics at Montreal’s Sainte-Justine hospital. She has […]

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BULLETS AND BODIES

Dr. Amy Goldberg has spent thirty years as a trauma surgeon at Temple University Hospital in North Philadelphia, which treats more gunshot victims than any other hospital in the state. She is the chair of Temple University’s Department of Surgery, one of only sixteen women in American to hold that position at a hospital. Goldberg […]

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SEED

Vanessa Kerry is the CEO and co-founder of Seed Global Health. Seed sends U.S. doctors and nurses to train health-care workers in places that lack medical care and attention. Kerry’s biggest challenge and goal is to close the gap between the two standards of care in the world. “After a Seed volunteer taught Tanzanian student […]

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