Sophie joined the PNL in September 2016 as a research assistant. She graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2016 with a degree in Biomedical Engineering and a minor in Scientific Computing. Her senior honors research focused on diffusion tensor imaging in a canine model of muscular dystrophy under the direction of Drs. Bruce Damon and Amanda Buck at the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS). She also worked for a summer at the VUIIS with Dr. Mark Does comparing techniques for investigating magnetization transfer in myelin using magnetic resonance spectroscopy.