Astrid graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a bachelor’s in psychology. She then worked as a Research Assistant on a clinical research study at Brigham & Women’s Hospital. Astrid then went on to complete her master’s degree in Psychology at KULeuven, Belgium. During her graduate studies, Astrid’s work mainly investigated the biomarkers and the cognitive basis of Developmental Language Disorders (DLD) in efforts to implement timely diagnosis and early, effective intervention. She has since moved back to Boston to join the Division of Neuropsychiatry and Neuromodulation at the Massachusetts General Hospital where she assists in the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Clinical Service, and performs various other research responsibilities in the lab.