A 16-Year-Old Takes on a Disease of the Elderly

August 22nd, 2013

During spring break last March, when many students were sunning themselves on beaches or catching up on sleep, Max Wallack traveled
to Los Angeles to deliver a poster presentation at the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry’s annual conference. His subject was the role of ACE inhibitors—a class of drugs used to treat cardiovascular disease—in preventing Alzheimer’s disease. Heady stuff, especially when you consider that Wallack, now a BU junior, was just 16.

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