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Teen Science Cafe

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Friday, October 4th 6:00pm-7:00pm Free event

Medicinal Masterminds

How is medicine made? Delve into the world of clinical research as we meet Dr. Rudy Fuentes, a clinical researcher with PSI CRO, to learn about the chemists, microbiologists, pharmacologists and other scientists who help create new life-saving medicines. Learn how medicines are created, tested, approved and finally made available to doctors and to you, then try your hand at our medicine-making game!

About the Speaker


Dr. Rudy Fuentes received his bachelor’s degree from SUNY where he majored in Biology. He went on to obtain a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania with a focus in pharmacology. Rudy’s background during his PhD program was focused on drug development, and specifically hematology research. Later, Rudy joined Cato Research as a regulatory scientist, where he assisted with submissions to the FDA and worked closely with clinical teams. Before joining PSI as US Head of Regulatory, he worked at IQVIA.

Free food to the first 50 teens!