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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.


Claudia Salazar

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