Sacramento area Science wunderkind gets national recognition!

On Jan. 20, Forbes magazine named Divya Nag the youngest person on its list of “30 Under 30” brightest stars in science and health care.

“Divya Nag is attacking one of medicine’s biggest problems: the fact that most human cells – like those in the heart and liver – die when you keep them in a petri dish." Forbes said. Nag has helped invent a new technology that can turn adult skin cells into stem cells, which could someday be used to replace heart tissue that dies during a heart attack.

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