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Texas 14-year-old researching COVID 19 treatment wins $25,000 – KFSN-TV

As an 8th grader, Anika Chebrolu won the 3M Young Scientist Challenge for her work on a potential cure for COVID-19.

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FRISCO, TX — A 14-year-old won $25,000 for her work on a potential treatment for COVID-19.Anika Chebrolu is from Frisco, Texas, and she’s being called America’s top young scientist.
“It’s exciting. I’m still trying to process everything,” she told KTVT.As an eighth grader, Chebrolu won the 3M Young Scientist Challenge for her work on a potential drug to treat COVID-19.
“I developed this molecule that can bind to a certain protein on the SARS-CoV-2 virus. This protein by binding to it it will …

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