The Scope
 

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Article

Date

2016

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The Scope showcases student-produced news articles about research and researchers at VCU.

Date of Submission

December 2016

Abstract

Ashley Purdy, who recently finished a master’s degree in biology at VCU and is now pursuing her Ph.D., is studying nerve cells in zebrafish in hopes of unlocking secrets about the human nervous system. The research could shed light on how neurodevelopmental disorders like multiple sclerosis or epilepsy occur.

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