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The McLaughlin Lab Prioritizes Curiosity, Putting Basic Science First

“The kind of science that I like to do is to find a question that’s really motivating, that’s fundamental, that’s fascinating, and chase that question.” 

– Rick McLaughlin, PhD

Watch the video from Dr. McLaughlin, the third installment of PNRI’s Science Perspectives video series.

PNRI scientists ask questions, pursue their curiosity, and practice basic, fundamental science. Rick McLaughlin, PhD and his lab are committed to asking, and chasing, the questions needed to find new solutions to human health.

“There’s this connection between that basic science we’re thinking about, and how we can imagine right? That imagined word is an important word. How we can imagine these things contributing to very, very important and driving human health problems?”

Today’s discoveries are tomorrow’s breakthroughs.

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To hear more science perspectives from PNRI scientists, watch other videos in the series with Dr. Aimée Dudley or Dr. Michael Metzger.

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