Ana Malfa of Pleasantville Named as Scholar

Senior Ana Malfa is one of 20 Lower Hudson Valley students among the 300 nationwide who were named as scholars by the Regeneron Science Talent Search.

Her science research project focuses on alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma (aRMS), an agressive pediatric soft tissue cancer. Ana conducted her research in the Developmental Biology department at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center under the guidance of her mentor, Dr. Mary Baylies.

Forty of the 300 will be named finalists on January 24 and compete in March for over $1.8 million in awards provided by Regeneron.



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