Byram Hills senior presents research on treating aggressive brain cancer to prestigious academy

Samantha Schaevitz presented research on a promising brain cancer treatment at the American Academy of Neurology's annual meeting in Boston.

News 12 Staff

May 4, 2023, 11:18 AM

Updated 385 days ago

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Hudson Valley students continue to prove to be brilliant scholars!
In fact, one Byram Hills High School senior got a chance to showcase her research about treating aggressive brain cancer to the American Academy of Neurology.
Samantha Schaevitz presented research on a promising brain cancer treatment at the academy's annual meeting in Boston.
She investigated increasing pressure of drug delivery to penetrate brain tumors.
Samantha was invited to share her work as a winner of the academy's "Neuroscience Research Prize".
She's part of the Byram Hills "Authentic Science Research Program" and also won a $1,000 prize.
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