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Sandra’s Personalized Brain Mapping

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I couldn’t imagine a life without singing.

A breakthrough in personalized brain mapping. When Sandra Marante came to Northwestern Medicine, a rare brain malformation threatened not only her life, but also her ability to sing. We studied her brain's response to music through a unique application of personalized brain mapping—allowing us to remove the mass while preserving her incredible gift.

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