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“Before coming to America, I planned to become a pharmacist; however, my plans changed significantly when my father was diagnosed with Hepatitis C,” he says.
In Vietnam, herbal remedies are more commonly used as opposed to Western medicines. He soon learned from a pharmacist in the family that the coating of the medicines lessen the potency, thus affecting how they treat illnesses.
As his father’s health worsened, Nguyen decided that he wanted to become a materials scientist to research more effective drug delivery methods, which inspired his desire to attend Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for its biomedical engineering program.
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Congratulation to Cat-Thu, our MIT VSA alum, who has been recently named by Forbes Vietnam as 30 under 30 ! Cat-Thu is currently founder and CEO of Mindstep, an educational venture in Vietnam
Full story (in English):
Vietnam’s 30 Under 30
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Thanks Meaghan and her family for hosting VSA over Columbus Weekend [10/14 - 10/15]
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Saturday Brunch With Prof. Jane Luu [10/12/2013]