Nicki Driscoll Award Sol Pollack Best PhD Thesis Award

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!

Epilepsy Foundation of Eastern PA Virtual Mardi Gras Gala

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

Funding Available! T32 Training Grant Applications OPEN!

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

Nicolette Driscoll to Present Her Doctoral Dissertation Defense

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

The Annual PennHealthX Conference

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

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