Scholarship Recipient Drawn to Neurosciences by Father’s Losing Fight Against Brain Cancer

Newswise — LOS ANGELES (July 25, 2013) – As the 2013 recipient of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s Pauletta and Denzel Washington Family Gifted Scholars Program in Neuroscience award, Christine R. Carico will spend the next year researching brain disorders like the one that took the life of her father, who survived four years after being diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor called an anaplastic astrocytoma. “My