ARCS Foundation Orange County President and Scholar Alumni Dr. Nan Hultgren has an especially unique connection to ARCS. Beginning as a scholar with a passion for basic research and now Chapter President who wants to continue sharing her passion for ARCS.
She began her journey with the organization as... Read more
Octopuses are unusual creatures that can help us learn more about brains in general. They can also help advocate for federal funding of research. ARCS Scholar alum Mea Songo-Casey, who researches the octopus’ visual system, was honored as the winner of the Fund It Forward Student Video Challenge by ... Read more
According to the CDC, diabetic retinopathy is the “leading cause of blindness within working-age adults.” The solution and the focus of this disease is the topic of ARCS Scholar Sarah Vavrek’s research: preclinical biomarker development for diabetic retinopathy.
“It’s already been established that up to 90% of vision... Read more