Clinical Neurotechnology Research Assistant, Department of Neurology
MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL
As a Clinical Neurotechnology Research Assistant, Anastasia visits the homes of participants to facilitate their use of the BrainGate system and collect data for various BrainGate projects. These projects focus on improving methods for decoding neural signals relevant to body movement and using those signals to control computer cursors and robotic arms.
Anastasia received a B.A. in Neuroscience with Honors from Boston University. As an undergrad, Anastasia was involved in research at the Neural Circuits and Ultrastructure Lab studying synaptic properties in the Anterior Cingulate Cortex circuits for emotion and motor-planning in rhesus monkey.