Dr. Flavia Vitale Receives the K12 Career Development Award

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 receives the Linda Pechenik Montague Investigator Award

Flavia Vitale

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

Annual BE Graduate Group Research Symposium

Jonathan Rothberg

Save the date: Tuesday, January 14, 2020 Beginning at 1pm, check in at 12:30pm Singh Center for Nanotechnology Galleria and Glandt Forum Please RSVP using the google form below: https://forms.gle/barGNBLuuhnfGXij7 The Symposium will feature: Graduate Student Research Talks Graduate Student Poster Session and Competition Refreshments and afternoon snack break Key Note Speaker: Jonathan M. Rothberg, Ph.D “Building … Read more

MINS Year of Brain Science Technology

The 2019 Mahoney Institute for Neurosciences (MINS) Year of Brain Science Technology Student Kick-Off Symposium will take place Friday, September 13th from 1pm-6pm. Ph.D. students Nicolette Driscoll and Brendan Murphy helped coordinate this event as members of the MINS Year of Brain Science Technology Student Committee. Among a number of speakers are lab members Nicolette … Read more

The CNT Goes to ICTALS

Many of our own lab members attended and participated in the International Conference for Technology and Analysis of Seizures (ICTALS) in Exeter, UK. ICTALS 2019 aims to bring together neurologists, neuroscientists, researchers from quantitative disciplines and people with lived experience of epilepsy in order to work as a community to advance our understanding of epilepsy … Read more

Dr. Brian Litt – Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

Brian Litt photo

Dr. Brian Litt has been invited to speak at Penn’s Neurosurgery Grand Rounds on Thursday, August 15th. He will give a talk titled “Neuroengineering Collaboration in the CNT: Hardware, Software, and Wetware.” Grand Rounds will take place at 7am-8am in the Smilow Research Center.

Funding Available: Medical Devices and Health Technology Development Pilot Award

Penn Health-Tech and the Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation invite faculty and staff from the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Medicine, and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to submit proposals for pilot funding by September 23, 2019 at 5pm. The goal of this funding is to support the development of medical device and health technology projects that address … Read more

Dr. Davis to Lecture at 33rd International Epilepsy Congress

From June 22-26, the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) will hold its major biennial event in Bangkok, Thailand. Dr. Davis’s lecture will be given as part of the XV Workshop on Neurobiology of Epilepsy (WONEOP). The major topic of WONOEP XV will be to discuss working definitions and classification schemes for epileptic seizures across the … Read more

Congratulations Graduates!

Congratulations to the Class of 2019 Graduates! Bioengineering Master’s Students Arjun Shankar Christopher Painter Placid Unegbu Matthew Zimpfer Bioengineering Undergraduates Kayla Prezelski Theodore Wang

Preya Shah to Receive the Sol Pollack Award

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