Laura De Lima Xavier, M.D.

Laura De Lima Xavier, M.D.

Visiting Scientist
Laura De Lima Xavier, MD
 
Laura attended medical school at Pontfícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul in Porto Alegre, Brazil, and worked as a student researcher at the Brain Institute of Rio Grande do Sul studying neuroimaging of learning disorders with a focus on dyslexia under Dr. Augusto Buschweitz. She received a scholarship through a federal program, Science Without Borders, and spent one year at the University of East London, where she joined a research group studying robot-assisted neurorehabilitation under the supervision of Dr. Duncan Turner. After obtaining her medical degree, she joined the Simonyan lab as a postdoctoral fellow in 2017-2020. Laura is currently a neurology resident at the University of North Carolina and continues to work with the Simonyan Lab as a Visiting Researcher.

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