Beatriz Silveira de Arruda

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Beatriz Silveira de Arruda

Research Student

Beatriz joined the Unit in 2019 as a D.Phil. student with Professor Peter Brown as her primary supervisor. She takes on a challenging project to develop non-invasive means of treating tremor in essential tremor and Parkinson's disease.

Beatriz obtained a B.Sc. degree in Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience from Brown University, USA. She completed her senior honors thesis in the Brown Neuromotion Laboratory, where she worked on characterizing the kinematics of purposeful movement and basic locomotion in rhesus macaques. She also completed research internships in the Center for Neuroengineering at Duke University, USA, and in the Laboratory of the Walk Again Project in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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