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Christoph Wiest

DPhil Student

Biography

Christoph studied Medicine at the University of Heidelberg and Karolinska Institute, Stockholm and completed clinical internships amongst others at the University of Melbourne and the University of Cape Town. For his MD thesis, he joined Prof. Emre Yaksi’s Group at the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience in Trondheim where he helped develop a stress model in juvenile zebrafish. There he worked on behavioural assays and applied two-photon microscopy to unravel the intricacies of stress in the zebrafish forebrain.

Research Interest

Christoph joined Dr Huiling Tan and Prof. Peter Brown’s Group in October 2019 as a DPhil student and will focus on the therapeutic effects of adaptive deep brain stimulation in Parkinson Disease. In addition, he will study functional subcortical connectivity in patients with Essential Tremor.