Succesful PhD defense by Cristina Pasquinelli

Friday 04 Oct 19
by Signe Rømer Holm


Cristina Pasquinelli
DTU Health Tech


Axel Thielscher
Associate Professor
DTU Health Tech
+45 45 25 53 13


Lars G. Hanson
Associate Professor
DTU Health Tech
+45 45 25 36 86
On Friday 4 October 2019, PhD student Cristina Pasquinelli from Center for Magnetic Resonance succesfully defended her PhD thesis on "Safety and dose estimation of transcranial focused ultrasound stimulation".

Examiners at the defence were Associate Professor Magnus Cinthio, Lund University, Senior Research Associate Lennart Verhagen, University of Oxford and Associate Professor Marie Sand Traberg, DTU.

The defence ended with a unanimous recommendation from the examiners' committee that the PhD degree should be conferred on Cristina Pasquinelli.

Chairperson at the defence was Associate Professor Pernille Rose Jensen, DTU.

Cristina's research has been funded by DTU. For more information, please visit

Supervisors were Associate Professor Axel Thielscher, Associate Professor Lars G. Hanson and Assistant Professor Hyunjoo J. Lee, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.

A final version of the PhD thesis will be available for download from DTU Orbit shortly, where Cristina's published work is already available:  


Top photo: Examiner committee, supervisors and PhD - from left to right: Magnus Cinthio, Lennart Verhagen, Cristina Pasquinelli, Axel Thielscher, Lars G. Hanson and Marie Sand Traberg (by Cristine Gunnarsson).

Mid photo: Cristina at the defense (by Mohammed Albannay).

Bottom photo: Cristina (by Jesper Scheel)

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