Mother's illness encourages undergrad to enter research field

Mother's illness encourages undergrad to enter research field

Doctors told the Henrici family that their matriarch was suffering from multiple sclerosis, but the resulting treatments didn't seem to help her condition. Ryan, who was a high school swimmer, was looking to continue swimming in college, but felt a conviction to find a way to help his mother. After a family friend and doctor correctly diagnosed his mother, he felt led to change his career path. Ryan was looking for a large research institution with high academic standards. He found Penn State. Studying biochemistry & molecular biology, Ryan will graduate and seek to become a medical researcher, ultimately becoming a medical doctor.

C Roy Parker