The human side of a life in science | Peter Agre | TEDxMidAtlantic





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Published on Nov 8, 2009

Dr. Peter Agre is a molecular biologist who currently leads the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, and serves as president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize for discovering aquaporins, the plumbing system for cells, which could potentially help solve medical problems such as fluid retention in heart disease and brain edema after stroke.

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