News & Events

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 Linda Pechenik Montague and to the Perelman School of Medicine for this honor.

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.

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 1:00am

Save the date: 
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Annual Bioengineering Graduate Group Research Symposium
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

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.

Applications are NOW OPEN for Dr. Litt’s NIH Neuroengineering and Medicine T32 Training Grant.

To begin your application complete this form.

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.
-   Familiarity with Linux/Python/MatLab preferred but not required.

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.

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 all student research talks.

Congratulations to Nicki and Brittany on a successful event!

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 2:30am

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.
 

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 3:45pm

Dr. Flavia Vitale has been awarded the McCabe Fellow Award on July 13, 2018.The McCabe awards were established in 1969 by a generous gift from Mr. Thomas B. McCabe and Mrs. Jeannette E. Laws McCabe to the Perelman School of Medicine (PSOM). The purpose of this gift is to support junior faculty who initiate fresh and innovative biomedical and surgical research projects.

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