This research aims to model the biochemical processes that occur within the neuron of a person affected by ALS. By mathematically analyzing this model, I hope to learn more about what causes ALS onset, which could contribute to future clinical research on possible treatments.
Hometown: Fairfax, VA
Future Plans: I want to go to medical school
Hobbies: I love to run and am currently training for a marathon
Fun Fact: I collect Disney DVDs and like to watch them in my spare time
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