Michael Ludwig is a graduate student from Grantville, PA. He received his Bachelor's of Science in Biology from Lycoming College in Williamsport, PA in 2013. He then went to Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine for his Master's of Science in Anatomy. After completing his Master's in 2015, he remained at PSUCOM to complete his Doctorate in Anatomy. His research for both his Master's and Ph.D. was centered on the role of endogenous opioids and their use as a therapy for Multiple Sclerosis.