Jack Andraka

1997 - Today

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Jack Thomas Andraka (born January 8, 1997) is an American scientist, inventor, and cancer researcher. As a high school student, he won the grand prize at the 2012 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair with a method to possibly detect the early stages of pancreatic and other cancers. His work has been questioned by some scientists and writers because it has not been published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jack Andraka has received more than 499,465 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Jack Andraka is the 353rd most popular inventor (down from 321st in 2019), the 13,993rd most popular biography from United States (down from 11,082nd in 2019) and the 103rd most popular American Inventor.

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  • 22

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  • 5.93

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  • 2.30

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Among inventors, Jack Andraka ranks 353 out of 355Before him are Hary Gunarto, Boyan Slat, David Hahn, George Hotz, Franky Zapata, and Tony Fadell. After him are Simone Giertz.

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Among people born in 1997, Jack Andraka ranks 145Before him are Perla Haney-Jardine, Hamza Mendyl, Lauri Markkanen, Furkan Korkmaz, Jean-Philippe Mateta, and Emil Audero. After him are Sergio Higuita, Jurina Matsui, Thiago Maia, Shoma Uno, Martin Terrier, and Suat Serdar.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jack Andraka ranks 13,993 out of 15,968Before him are Asher Angel (2002), Melonie Diaz (1984), Tony Fadell (1969), Mase (1975), Alisan Porter (1981), and Jacob Artist (1992). After him are Jeff Bergman (1960), Skyler Samuels (1994), Jonathan James (1983), Joe Donnelly (1955), Emily Robison (1972), and Zach Gilford (1982).

Among INVENTORS In United States

Among inventors born in United States, Jack Andraka ranks 103Before him are Wendell Brown (1961), Stanford R. Ovshinsky (1922), Jeff Cronenweth (1962), David Hahn (1976), George Hotz (1989), and Tony Fadell (1969).