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Posts by Aradhana Verma

Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells: Enabl...

Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells: Enabling Orphan Drug Development

The Orphan Drug Act passed in 1983 to facilitate the development of productions for rare diseases and conditions. It enables the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to incentivize companies for the development of drugs that might not be “good” business ventures as they treat rare, or orphan, diseases. The incentives of the program are: 1) […]

Strategies for Undergraduate Research

Strategies for Undergraduate Research

I went to UC Berkeley for my undergrad, so I realize how easy it is to feel overwhelmed in the environment of a large public university. I sometimes felt my peers came with manuals on how to be the best students: make a two-to- three student study group (not too big, not too small), go to […]