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Horace Greeley High School Senior Named National Finalist For Neuroscience Research Award

Horace Greeley High School senior Isha Puri, 2019 Neuroscience Research Award finalist
Horace Greeley High School senior Isha Puri, 2019 Neuroscience Research Award finalist Photo Credit: Ruchir Puri

A local high school student is one of the 12 national finalists for the prestigious Neuroscience Research Award.

Isha Puri, Horace Greeley High School senior, conducted research surrounding dyslexia, developing a way to screen children for the disorder using a standard computer webcam.

Puri has won several awards for her research, including the Second Grand Prize Award in her category at the 2018 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, the 2018 MIT THINK Scholar award, the 2018 National Security Agency Mathematics Honors award and the 2018 Regeneron WESEF Neuroscience first-place award.

The 2019 Neuroscience Research Prize winner will be selected by a panel of neuroscience professionals and physicians. Four prize winners will be selected in two rounds of competition.

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