Welcome Sandar Aye!

New PhD student at NVS.

Portrait of Sandar Aye, PhD student at the division of Neurogeriatrics, NVS, outside Aula Medica.
Sandar Aye, PhD student at the division of Neurogeriatrics, NVS. Photo: Private

What is your mission at NVS?/What will you be working with?

I am a doctoral student here and will be working on health economics and outcome research in Alzheimer’s disease in Linus Jönsson’s group.

Which division will you be working at?

The division of Neurogeriatrics.

What do you look forward to the most in your new position?

Exploring the research methodology, working and learning from new people.

Where have you been active before and what have you done earlier?

I just completed my master’s degree in Health Economics, Policy and Management (HEPM) here at KI. Before that, I worked on infectious diseases control in Myanmar.

When you are not working, what do you do for recreation?

Jogging, reading and cooking.

Are you reading a book at the moment? Which one?

I am on Cixin Liu’s The Three-Body Problem.

Tell us about the most beautiful place you have visited

Any place near the ocean.

What makes you happy?

Small things like a good cup of coffee, talking with my parents and siblings.