VCU News features graduating Biology senior
VCU News reports:
“When she was 16, La’Tila Abbott was diagnosed with alopecia areata, a medical condition that causes the immune system to attack hair follicles. Her hair fell out, and she began to receive steroid shots in her scalp that came with “really horrible side effects,” she said. She wore a wig to school.”
“Her diagnosis inspired a passion for the health sciences that eventually led her to Virginia Commonwealth University, where she will graduate in May with a biology degree from the College of Humanities and Sciences.”
Read the full article, “Class of 2019: Entrepreneur and biology graduate driven by a personal mission” by Taylor Pilkington at VCU News.
La’Tila will graduate in May with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology.Categories Cell Regulation, Cellular and Developmental, Ecological Processes and Applications, Research