News & Events

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.

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

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:

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.