New Providence Student Wins at State Science Fair

New Providence Student Wins at State Science Fair 

alecfox NPHS Junior Alec Fox recently competed at the New Jersey Regional Science Fair (NJRSF) at Rutgers University on March 15-16th with his project titled Synthesis and Testing Novel CCR1 Receptor Antagonists for Glioblastoma Treatment, which was aimed at discovering new drug compounds to treat an aggressive form of brain cancer. He won 1st place for the Chemistry Special Award (sponsored by the American Chemical Society), 2nd place overall in the Chemistry and Material Science division, an opportunity to publish his work as well as $350 in total prize money. Congratulations!