Diandra is a postdoctoral researcher working at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit of University of Cambridge, within the Genomic Disorders and Cognitive Development Group, led by Dr Kate Baker.
She completed her PhD as a Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher at Aston University (Birmingham). She applied Magnetoencephalography (MEG) to study cortical oscillatory properties, and brain networks in children with dyslexia. Her main research interest is in exploring different neurophysiological ways to measure brain connectivity in developmental disorders.
Diandra’s current research focuses on investigating the (neuro)phenotypes, or brain correlates, of cognition and behaviour in children with rare genetic disorders. In particular, she is trying to understand how brain connectivity can help us better define the heterogeneity in intellectual disability of known genetic origin.