Top student inspired to take up neuroscience after suffering brain injury in assault

A TOP student who was inspired to follow a career in neuroscience after suffering a brain injury has achieved superb A-level results. Charlie Spencer, 2015-16 school captain at Bury Grammar School Boys, will be heading to Exeter University after gaining an A* and two A grades in Systems and Control, Biology and Psychology. The 18-year-old, from Walmersley, was injured in an assault in 2013 and those traumatic events have proved hugely influential when deciding what career path he should take. He has since discovered a fascination with the workings of the brain, having previously struggled to find a true passion for any of his school subjects. Charlie said: “It is strange to say, but I wouldn’t be here now without what happened. There are always certain events in your life…


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