Evita Wiegers is a researcher in the Biomedical MR research group. Her research focuses on brain responses to hypoglycemia in patients with type 1 diabetes; studied by various MRI and MRS techniques. The research is conducted in close collaboration with the department of internal medicine. Evita studied Biomedical Engineer at the University of Twente. In 2014 she started as a PhD candidate in the Biomedical MR research group. She obtained her PhD in June 2018 for her thesis entitled Cerebral adaptations in type 1 diabetes and impaired awareness of hypoglycemia; a magnetic resonance study.