Care was taken to form groups balanced in terms of the students' educational background. This encouraged students to help one another.

All students

Ana Vieira Dos Santos Cruz

Resumé

Currently: Postdoctoral fellow at National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH, Bethesda, USA

2009-2010: Visiting student at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland.
2007-2010: PhD student under the coordination of Dr. Bruno Averbeck and Prof. Peter Brown at the Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, University College London
2006 - 2007: Student of the PhD Program in Computational Biology, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência,Oeiras, Portugal
2004-2006: Integrated R&D team at the Siemens Information and Communications center, at the Mobile Core department – Upgrade subproject, Lisbon, Portugal
2003-2004: Master Thesis under the coordination of Prof. Dejan B. Popovic, Ph.D, on the Center of Sensory-Motor Interaction (SMI), Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark.
1996-2003: Master Degree, Electrotechnical Engenieering - Control and Robotics. Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal.

PhD Project

Supervisor: Dr. Bruno Averbeck

Cosupervisor: Prof. Peter Brown

Laboratory: Neurophysiology of cognitive motor control, Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology

University: University College London

Thesis

An entropy-based investigation of underpinnings and impact of oscillations in a model of PD. University College London (2012) pp.169.

Publications

Cruz AV, Mallet N, Magill PJ, Brown P, Averbeck BB. Effects of dopamine depletion on information flow between the subthalamic nucleus and external globus pallidus. Journal of Neurophysiology (2011) in press, .

Cruz AV, Mallet N, Magill PJ, Brown P, Averbeck BB. The effects of dopamine depletion on network entropy in the external globus pallidus.. Journal of Neurophysiology (2009) 102, 1092–1102.