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Champion for the underdog

After moving to the United States from Ecuador at age 8, Claudia Salazar is used to handling adversity, but a brain tumor diagnosis initially threw the MUSC graduate student for a loop. She's now more motivated than ever to pursue a neuroscience degree so she can help minority and underserved populations. Check out her inspiring story below.

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Claudia Salazar

Claudia Salazar describes the impact of her brain tumor diagnosis and her future in neuroscience.