Mathilde Nay

I am a French master student, currently in internship at GHEPlab. I study medicine at the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin (UVSQ) and I have always had a particular interest in research. In order to discover another aspect of science, I decided to do a master’s degree in neuroscience at the Sorbonne University in Paris, and to do my internship at Ghent University.

I intend to become a psychiatrist and I have a great interest in mental health, psychiatric disorders and human cognition. This is why I chose to work in an experimental psychology lab : my goal is to improve my knowledge on the effects of interventional treatments in psychiatry such as brain stimulation, in order to improve their role in clinical practice. 

Thus, I have been collecting data to investigate the variability of the response of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) and its effects on cognition on healthy participants, through a computational modeling analysis. Through this project, we may minimize the variability of tDCS response in future clinical interventions and improve treatments for mental disorders such as resistant depression.

Mathilde Nay@UGent.be