ME alumna Chantal Tax receives Marina van Damme Grant

Chantal Tax and Kavitha Varathan received the 2014 Marina van Damme Grant at TU/e yesterday. Both women received a statuette and a check of nine thousand euros to carry out their plans from Van Damme herself.

Chantal Tax wants to use the grant to do an internship at the Harvard Medical School to research the mathematical modelling of the structure of brain connections. This research could contribute significantly to the knowledge of the brain and brain diseases.