Dr. Nicki Driscoll, who recently presented her doctoral dissertation has received the Sol Pollack award for Best Ph.D. Thesis! This award is no surprise and highlights her dedication and hard work. Dissertation Title: Building and Validating Next-Generation Neurodevices Using Novel Materials, Fabrication, and Analytic Strategies Congratulations Nicki!
Join the EFEPA March 5 – 7, 2021 for a Carnival Weekend! There’s something for the whole family. This annual event will be virtual this year. Test your luck at the Friday night Online Poker Tournament. Get in the Mardi Gras spirit at the Virtual Gala & Community Showcase Saturday evening. Then, finish the weekend off at … Read more
Call for Trainee Applications: NIH Neuroengineering and Medicine T32 Training Grant PI: Brian Litt, MD Funding: for stipend, tuition, travel and research supplies for 1-2 years Predoctoral trainees: Engineering PhD students who have completed their course work Postdoctoral trainees: MD clinical fellows (preferably) Trainees must be US citizens or resident aliens (green card holders) Goal: … Read more
The Department of Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania along with Drs. Brian Litt and Flavia Vitale are pleased to announce the doctoral dissertation defense of Nicolette Driscoll. Title: Building and Validating Next-Generation Neurodevices Using Novel Materials, Fabrication, and Analytic Strategies Date: December 18, 2020 Time: 10 am The public is welcome to attend the virtual defense … Read more
Dr. Brian Litt and his newly awarded NIH Pioneer award were highlighted in Penn Medicine News today. Part of the High-Risk, High-Reward Research program, the Pioneer award supports scientists with outstanding records of creativity pursuing new research directions to develop pioneering approaches to major challenges in biomedical, social science, and behavioral research. Read the full … Read more
Dr. Kathryn Davis and the Davis lab were highlighted in the Penn newsletter, Penn Today. The Davis lab’s research centers around utilizing both the advancing fields of invasive neurophysiology and neuroimaging to better localize epileptic networks in medication refractory epilepsy patients. Find the full article on Penn Today here.
The CNT has been lucky enough to work with many talented undergraduates this past Summer through the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowship Program. The Fall 2020 CURF Research Expo gave all students the opportunity to showcase their projects, links to their presentations are below. Sofia Mouchtaris – Bioengineering, class of 2023 Impact of RNS … Read more
CNT co-Directors, Dr. Kate Davis and Dr. Flavia Vitale as well as PhD candidate Nicolette Driscoll will be speaking at the first annual PennHealthX Conference. Sat, Oct 3, 2020 … Read more
Dr. Vitale has received the Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation Engineering Career Development Award (IREK12). This award will support her on wearable EMG sensors to study fundamental mechanisms involved in neuromuscular disorders and support targeted rehabilitation strategies. The Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation Engineering Research Career Development Program (IREK12) in Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences (MRS) recruits and trains scholars with engineering … Read more
Dr. Vitale has received the Linda Pechenik Montague Investigator Award. This prestigious award was created by the philanthropist Linda Pechenik Montague to recognize the most promising research faculty at the Perelman School of Medicine. In addition to the prestigious recognition, the award will provide $100,000 to support the research work of Dr. Vitale. Thanks to … Read more