VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT

Justin is doing something.

Justin Gurvitch says he is learning something new every day while volunteering at the Children’s Brain Tumor Project, but ask anyone in the lab and they will tell you that they have learned a lot from him, too. First and foremost… they’ve learned not to underestimate a fifteen-year-old. Justin is the youngest member of the 2019 summer lab team (he is second from the right), but from his very first day as a volunteer Justin has shown the team maturity, dedication and a willingness to learn that is reflected in his outstanding performance.

A sophomore at Horace Mann School, Justin has been coming to the lab every weekday, willing to do whatever is needed — even if it means staying as late as 8PM.

While still a newcomer in the lab, he has developed and refined his understanding of laboratory techniques in order to aid in both day-to-day and longer-term endeavors of the CBTP. Justin understands that children with brain tumors have unmet needs in the research landscape, and he is rolling up his sleeves to do something about it.

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