Laila is a neuroscience major at UCLA. Her research interests include better understanding the brain and how it responds to TBI, and also the biological processes behind epilepsy. She is currently involved in UCLA’s Interaxon as a volunteer, where she has the opportunity to teach neuroscience to disadvantaged students. She would like to attend medical school in the future and help treat children suffering from TBI and related brain injuries, while also advocating for healthcare in underserved communities.