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Theresa Patten

Theresa is a graduate intern at The Franklin Institute and a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Pennsylvania. She conducts experiments in mice to investigate the effects of added flavors in e-cigarettes and enjoys good food, being outside, and teaching science to kids when she’s not in the lab.

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