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The Fighter: Audrey Odom John

Audrey Odom John, MD, PhD, is on a mission to fight the spread of infectious diseases like malaria through better, faster, more nimble diagnostic tools.

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The Innovator: Jen Silva

An entrepreneur with heart: WashU physician Jen Silva, MD, has co-founded a startup that is developing technology to enable doctors to see real-time 3D holograms of the heart during cardiac procedures.