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Sun Health Research Institute inspires ASU student intern

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[Source: ASU News] - Rubbing elbows with world-class researchers – not a bad way to spend one’s summer vacation, especially if you are an Arizona State University student with an insatiable appetite to learn all you can about a range of scientific topics.

Jane Kruchowsky was one of only 16 students selected from 150 applicants for a summer internship with Banner Sun Health Research Institute (SHRI) in Sun City. Kruchowsky, who is double-majoring in life sciences and psychology through the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at ASU’s West campus, worked with adult progenitor cells under the guidance of SHRI scientists. Her work contributed to research into Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases.

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