Magdalena Banwinkler studied Psychology at the University of Vienna and obtained her Master’s degree in Biological Psychology in 2020. She joined the MMNI Group as a PhD candidate in March 2021 and is now performing her PhD training as part of the Collaborative Research Center “SFB 1451: Key mechanisms of motor control in health and disease”. The main objective of Magdalena Banwinkler’s research work is the investigation of structural and functional mechanisms that underlie Parkinson’s disease. To address her research aims she is using behavioral measurements as well as non-invasive neuroimaging methods, such as functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI). With her work, she strives to gain a deeper understanding of the neural basis of motor control.