What turns a scientist into a good-will ambassador?
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About Peter Agre
A native Minnesotan, Peter Agre studied chemistry at Augsburg College (B.A. 1970). While working on cholera as a medical student at Johns Hopkins (M.D. 1974), Agre developed a love for biomedical research.
A Nobel Laureate, Agre speaks of the powers of medicine to help solve vast global health problems and to open the door to international diplomacy, using as an example his recent trip to a science university in North Korea.