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Lishko named BJC Investigator

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Polina V. Lishko — a noted molecular biologist and entrepreneur whose work has advanced scientific understanding in fields as varied as reproductive biology, vision and neurodegeneration — has been named a BJC Investigator at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. 

In 2018, Lishko co-founded the startup company YourChoice Therapeutics. While she has since stepped away from the company, YourChoice Therapeutics continues to build on her research to develop temporary, nonhormonal contraceptives.

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