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News-in-brief / 01.14.15

Broad researchers named to Forbes’ “30 Under 30” list

By Broad Communications

For the third consecutive year, Broad Institute researchers have been named to Forbes’ “30 Under 30” list. Among the “young game changers, movers and makers” celebrated for their work in the healthcare field was Alex Bick. Bick, who is also a graduate student at Harvard Medical School, was recognized for his research analyzing genetic data to study disease risk and drug response. In this year’s science category, Patrick Hsu, a scientist from the lab of Broad core member Feng Zhang, was lauded for his work with the CRISPR-Cas9 genome-engineering tool, while Eran Hodis, a graduate student in the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, was honored for his role in the discovery of genetic mutations common in cancer.