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  • Vashendriya Hira, MSc

    Graduate Student

    Vashendriya received her MSc from University of Amsterdam in Dr. Ron van Noorden’s laboratory, where she focused on understanding the similarities between leukemia stem cell and glioma stem cell niches. She is currently enrolled in a PhD program at the University of Amsterdam and will be performing her graduate research in the Mehta and Sanai laboratories at Barrow.

    Vashendriya’s research will focus on identifying and targeting novel factors of the glioma stem-like cell niche to make resistant cells more sensitive to standard treatments.

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    Since our doors opened as a regional specialty center in 1962, we have grown into one of the premier destinations in the world for neurology and neurosurgery. Our experienced, highly skilled, and comprehensive team of neurological specialists can provide you with a complete spectrum of care–from diagnosis through outpatient neurorehabilitation–under one roof. Barrow Neurological Institute: Discover. Educate. Heal.