Dr. Preya Shah has been selected to receive the Sol Pollack Award. This award is given annually to the most deserving bioengineering graduate student who has successfully completed research that is original and recognized as being at the forefront of its field. Preya recently completed her doctoral dissertation titled Quantitative multimodal mapping of seizure networks in drug-resistant epilepsy. … Read more
Applications are NOW OPEN for Dr. Litt’s NIH Neuroengineering and Medicine T32 Training Grant. To begin your application complete this form(link is external). Goal: to train predoctoral engineering students and physician postdoctoral fellows in neuroengineering and its clinical translation, including device development, neuro-stimulation, machine learning, algorithm development, cloud computing, nanotechnology, and materials science Funding: covers stipend, tuition, travel and research … Read more
The CNT is looking for a highly motivated, independent, detail-oriented student for a part-time research assistant position. This individual will be assisting various researchers with projects that involve pre-processing, de-identifying, and organizing clinical EEG, MRI, and medical history data. The Center is seeking a one-year commitment for this position. – Excel and REDCAP experience preferred. – … Read more
Dr. Kathryn Davis, co-founder of the CNT, was featured on NeurologyLive where she discusses one of the main topics of conversation among epileptologists at this year’s American Epilepsy Society annual meeting: the influx of novel therapies and treatment options. Click here to watch the video. For more on Dr. Davis, visit her website.
Dayo Adewole, Ph.D. candidate and trainee to Dr. Brian Litt’s NaM T32 Training Grant has co-founded the innovative company InstaHub along with co-founder Michael Wong. InstaHub is an automated system that uses machine learning to turn off light switches and help users lower energy expenses as well as their carbon footprint. Dayo and Michael have … Read more
The Department of Bioengineering hosted the Bioengineering Graduate Group Research Symposium on Tuesday, January 8th. The event was organized with the help of P.h.D student and lab member Brittany Scheid (left) who acted as Co-Chair. Ph.D. student and lab member Nicolette Driscoll (right) gave a talk titled “Carbon nanomaterials for neural interfaces” which was awarded 2nd place out of … Read more
Dr. Brian Litt has been chosen as an Invited Speaker at this year’s Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting in Boston, MA. The title of his talk is Engineering the Next Generation of Neurodevices—New Materials and Clinical Translation. Abstract: The incidence of neurological disorders like epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, dementia, addiction, and major mental illness is growing, … Read more
The Department of Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania and Dr. Brian Litt are pleased to announce the Doctoral Dissertation Defense of Preya Shah. Title: Quantitative multimodal mapping of seizure networks in drug-resistant epilepsy Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018 Time: 2:30pm Location: Raisler Lounge, Room 225 Towne Building The public is welcome to attend.
Brian Litt, MD and the Neuroscience School of Advanced Studies (NSAS) will be hosting a 5-day workshop ‘Epilepsy: Advanced Technology for Clinicians’ on the Island of San Servolo in Venice, Italy from October 5-10, 2018. In this workshop, world clinician-experts in engineering, neuroscience and clinical neurology present the latest tools for state-of-the-art epilepsy care and present … Read more