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Anna-Katharine Brem

Anna-Katharine Brem, PhD, MASNP
Post-doctoral Fellow

Education History:
MAS, Neuropsychology, University of Zurich
Ph.D., Neuropsychology, University of Zurich
M.Sc., Psychology, Psychopathology, Neurophysiology, Universities of Zurich and Lausanne

After obtaining her degree in Psychology, Psychopathology, and Neurophysiology at the Universities of Zurich and Lausanne, Switzerland, Katy worked as a clinical neuropsychologist and was responsible for the neuropsychological outpatient care team of the Zurich Rehabilitation Clinic. Katy joined the Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation in February 2011 as a post-doctoral fellow. Her research interests lie in the investigation of neuroplasticity of the healthy and the lesioned brain, as well as in the application of noninvasive stimulation in combination with other treatment methods for various patient populations.

Her main research projects combine brain plasticity, neuropsychological, behavioral, and neuroimaging data.

  • Impact of oxytocin on brain activity, prosocial behavior, and cognition
  • Changes in brain plasticity and cognition during normative and pathological brain aging
  • Effects of cognitive training and NIBS on brain plasticity and cognition

Personal Interests / Hobbies: Reading, Music, Swimming, Hiking, Snowboarding, Sailing

Personal Goals: Do work that I love and try to be good at it.