These 8 whiz kids are the future of medicine

Tony Hansberry, 20, developed a new medical stitch for hysterectomy patients, at 14.While their peers were playing video games or panicking about the prom, a group of young whiz kids has been prioritizing medical innovation.

From Maryland to Dubai, these social-minded prodigies are winning prizes at international science fairs, developing medical innovations and picking up advanced degrees in hopes of saving lives.

Here are eight of the most impressive kids from around working towards a healthier tomorrow.

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