PhD Candidate, University of Cambridge



Grace Kromm is a PhD student in Clinical Neurosciences at Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge. She graduated from Williams College in the United States with a BA in Chemistry and Psychology with Highest Honors in Neuroscience. For her PhD, Grace is leading Brain Activation in Mother and BabY (BAMBY), which uses dual-electroencephalography to characterise neural synchrony between mothers and their healthy or brain-injured newborns as well as the neurological, physiological, and behavioural correlates of this neural synchrony. This project is supervised by Dr Topun Austin (Paediatrics) and advised by Dr Vicky Leong (Psychology). Her PhD is supported by the Dr Herchel Smith Fellowship. Grace plans to attend medical school after her PhD. In her free time, Grace sings alto in the Emmanuel College Chapel Choir and serves as Women’s Officer on the Emmanuel College Postgraduate Committee.