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    I want to do research, in a lab kinda thing. Making new drugs, discovering new illnesses, studying viruses & infections etc.
    What degree could I do other than medicine?
    (biochemistry, biomedicine, pharmacology)??
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    Any science ,engineering or maths degree would probably do.
    People with these degrees have all done interesting research in those areas you have mentioned.
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    (Original post by bobby147)
    Any science ,engineering or maths degree would probably do.
    People with these degrees have all done interesting research in those areas you have mentioned.
    Have I missed something? I didn't know engineers were trying to cure cancer?
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    (Original post by Cubone-r)
    Have I missed something? I didn't know engineers were trying to cure cancer?
    Think bioengineering.
    Karl Deissoroth is an bioengineer who has invented a new technique called optogenetics that is revolutionising neuroscience.

    Fields such as drug delivery involve engineers,simply look at the awards won by this guy who did chemical engineering and now works in the field of drug delivery

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_S._Langer
    And to answer your engineer and cancer claim
    http://news.mit.edu/2016/cancer-fighting-bacteria-0720
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    (Original post by bobby147)
    Think bioengineering.
    Karl Deissoroth is an bioengineer who has invented a new technique called optogenetics that is revolutionising neuroscience.

    Fields such as drug delivery involve engineers,simply look at the awards won by this guy who did chemical engineering and now works in the field of drug delivery

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_S._Langer
    And to answer your engineer and cancer claim
    http://news.mit.edu/2016/cancer-fighting-bacteria-0720
    You have enlightened my world, sir.
 
 
 
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