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Lina van Drunen

l.vandrunen [at] fsw.leidenuniv [dot] nl

Lina van Drunen will complete her master degree in Cognitive Neurobiology and Clinical Neurophysiology (Biomedical Sciences) at the University of Amsterdam in July 2019. In her first research project, she studied the relation between verbal fluency decline and the stimulation of white matter tracts surround the subthalamic nucleus after Deep Brain Simulation surgery in Parkinson’s patients. In December 2018, Lina started her second research project of her master in the Brain and Development lab, which is part of the ‘Leiden Consortium Individual Development’ (L-CID) study. In this project under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Eveline Crone and Dr. Lara Wierenga, she is currently focusing on the genetic impact in the behavior and the neural correlates of self-concept in monozygotic and dizygotic twins between the age of 7 and 9 years old. Lina will continue her research in a PhD project in the Brain and Development lab in August 2019, after she finishes her final thesis for her master.