The Future of Science and Technology in Medicine: Providence, RI
Saturday, March 25 - Saturday, April 1, 2017
Students must be in 10th, 11th, or 12th grade and at least 15 years old during program
Application now closed.
Do you know that:
- Scientists can grow a human heart using stem cells and tissue engineering?
- People who are paralyzed are walking with the aid of robotic and bionic technology?
- Human organs are being replicated on microchips to advance medicine?
- A baby has been born with three genetic parents?
- A U.S. agency funds research on hybrid animal-human embryos?
This spring, Brown University offers intellectually curious students the opportunity to explore a broad range of medical technologies and address emerging ethical dilemmas associated with cutting-edge innovation.
- Gain familiarity with emerging science in medicine
- Discuss the ethical implications of innovative and pioneering research
- Visit Brown labs and meet students and faculty engaged in cutting edge experiments
NOTE: Students will only be visiting labs and will not be engaged in hands-on experiments
- Consider a variety of leadership styles and reflect upon personal values and goals
- Explore career options in science, engineering, technology, and medicine
- Experience Brown’s relaxing atmosphere during its Spring Break