Guest Contributor: Maxwell Xiong

Maxwell Xiong is currently a senior at The Waterford School in Sandy, Utah, and carried out his internship at Maibach’s lab in the Department of Dermatology, UCSF. Xiong is the founder of Max Nutrition, a non-profit student organization that focuses on micronutrients and malnutrition. His research project involves non-invasive assessments of vitamin A status by using carotenoids in the skin as biomarker.