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Montreal Teen Anya Pogharian Creates Potentially Life-Changing Dialysis Machine

Health & Wellness  (tags: kidney dialysis, Anya Pogharian, education, ethics, society, disease, healthcare, research, treatment, Canada, Qu├ębec )

- 1613 days ago -
... Anya Pogharian, 17, submitted a do-it-yourself dialysis machine âEUR" which costs $500 to make, vs. the usual $30,000 per machine âEUR" as an entry to Google Science Fair 2014.


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Reverend Aimie Foster (7)
Friday February 13, 2015, 9:29 pm
noted and shared. how wonderful

Lynn Squance (235)
Friday February 13, 2015, 10:08 pm
Well it seems that my comment disappeared.

These are the kinds of things that can happen when a good education is well funed, the student is passionate about what they are doing, and the student has support! Well done Anya!!!

Past Member (0)
Friday February 13, 2015, 10:13 pm
Great article Lynn.
Any has a bright future ahead of her!

. (0)
Friday February 13, 2015, 10:16 pm
Amazing what some kids are capable of coming up with.

Michael O (176)
Saturday February 14, 2015, 5:38 am
It's nice to see another Montrealer doing some good in the world. Thanks for sharing Anya's success story with us Lynn!

Ben O (129)
Saturday February 14, 2015, 5:40 am
If I may add some useless info; -51 years ago (!) I spent a few days in Montreal... : ~ )

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 14, 2015, 5:53 am

Miriam AWAY Site issues (61)
Saturday February 14, 2015, 7:57 am
Noted and shared. Awesome!

JL A (281)
Saturday February 14, 2015, 10:00 am
I hope WHO takes notices so this life saving technology becomes available in places where alternatives were cost prohibitive. Thanks Lynn

Jonathan Harper (0)
Saturday February 14, 2015, 10:32 am

Birgit W (160)
Saturday February 14, 2015, 1:33 pm
Wonderful Thanks for sharing.

Janet B (0)
Saturday February 14, 2015, 2:50 pm

Freya H (344)
Saturday February 14, 2015, 6:36 pm
Never underestimate the intelligence and ingenuity of teenagers - or women!

Emily M (10)
Sunday February 15, 2015, 9:11 am
that is so outstanding&wonderful! i hope it all works out, this could be a huge game changer for a lot of people. stories like these give me great hope.

Giana Peranio Paz (398)
Wednesday February 18, 2015, 11:05 pm
Wonderful, and at such an age! We do have some very good and creative children in this world. Thanks Lynn.

Darren Woolsey (218)
Thursday February 19, 2015, 12:42 am
Fabulous stuff!

Darlene W (289)
Thursday February 19, 2015, 4:44 am
Awesome young lady--thank you Lynn.

Lona Goudswaard (66)
Thursday February 19, 2015, 5:04 am
Great work, Anya Pogharian. Kudos to you.

pam w (139)
Thursday February 19, 2015, 7:38 am
Looks as if we can expect GREAT THINGS from Anya! KUDOS!

James Maynard (84)
Thursday February 19, 2015, 7:47 am
Wonderful news! This could indeed
be life-changing to many people.

Sarah Dyson (139)
Thursday February 19, 2015, 10:03 am
Wonderful!!! Thanks Lynn for posting. Kids are so much smarter these days especially if they are really interested in something. This young adult has a lot going. Think of the patients that would not have to go into a clinic how many times a week for treatment. Then the 3rd world countries that it would be available to!! This is just great.


Sheryl G (359)
Saturday February 21, 2015, 8:33 am
Wonderful. The youth and all of us will have to come up with do it yourself medical that is cheaper else we'll all go without.

Sherri G (128)
Tuesday February 24, 2015, 1:33 am
This young lady has done a wonderful thing for so many. She will contribute to the lives who depend on dialysis to live. She makes it possible for patients to do this at home. Noted TY for posting.
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