Mira: Solving science’s mysteries

When Mira Moufarrej was a young girl her grandmother was diagnosed with rapidly progressing cancer. When she passed shortly after her initial diagnosis, Mira felt helpless. At first Mira thought she wanted to be a physician. At Stanford, she quickly discovered the possibilities in the field of bio-engineering, she knew she had found her passion. Her work at Stanford as a graduate student led to her discovery of genetic markers associated with pregnancy including fetal development and the risk to the mother of preterm birth and preeclampsia.

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