From chemical engineer to cancer warrior: Megan Litwhiler tells Jessica Winter's story

The Museum of Science's Megan Litwhiler tells the story of Jessica Winter's invention of a powerful nanotech cancer diagnostic tool, her struggle to scale-up production with help from key allies and her introduction to entrepreneurship through the National Science Foundation's iCorps program. When cancer strikes Jessica, at the age of 35, she redoubles her efforts to get the potentially life-saving product to market. In this telling, Megan Litwhiler provides additional hands-on insight into fundamentals of cancer biology, personalized medicine, quantum dots and a new nano-manufacturing technique.

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Runtime: 21:39

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