Andraka is Founder And President at Andraka Technologies,
Global Advisory Board Member at
Frost and Sullivan — Growth Innovation and Leadership Community,
and Founder & President at Generation Z which is competing for
the Tricorder X-Prize.
Jack is an inventor, scientist, and cancer researcher. He is the recipient of the 2012 Gordon E. Moore Award, the grand prize of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. He was awarded the $75,000 Award, named in honor of the cofounder of Intel Corporation, for his work in developing a new, rapid, and inexpensive method to detect an increase of a protein that indicates the presence of pancreatic, ovarian, and lung cancer during early stages when there is a higher likelihood of a cure. In addition to the Gordon E. Moore Award, he also won other prizes in smaller individual categories for a total of $100,500 in prize money.
Jack is a Maryland high school student whose research was conducted at the lab of Dr Anirban Maitra at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Department of Pathology in the Sol Goldman Research Institute.
He was recently Faculty at FutureMed and was the youngest speaker at the Royal Society of Medicine Medical Innovations Summit. He was also a Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award winner.
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