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Preparing the Next Generation of Minority Students for Careers in Clinical Research and Medicine

About Dr. Reynold Verret

Dr. Reynold Verret is the president of Xavier University of Louisiana, one of the Historical Black Colleges and Universities. He speaks here about mentoring and educating the next generation of health care and clinical research professionals from minority communities. Xavier University has a long history of transforming the lives of those from underserved communities to prepare them to make major contributions to society through leadership in a variety of professions.

Dr. Verret received his undergraduate degree cum laude in biochemistry from Columbia University and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the laboratory of the late Har Gobind Khorana. Beyond his degrees, he has postdoctoral experiences as a fellow at the Howard Hughes Institute for Immunology at Yale and the Center for Cancer Research at MIT where he completed research regarding immunology.

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