Cheers to 2021 iCANX Awardee Dr. Flavia Vitale

Congratulations go out to Dr. Flavia Vitale on recently receiving the 2021 iCANX young scientist award! Dr.Vitale is one of ten contestants selected. Participants from over 14 countries and regions participated. The Young Scientist Award and Annoucement can be found here.

Congratulations to first author Dr. Nicki Driscoll

We are very excited to share that our latest work is on the cover of Science Translational Medicine. Flexible, easy to fabricate Mxene-based bioelectronic interfaces for high-resolution recording and stimulation in different areas of the body…they are also MRI and CT compatible! Congratulations to the first author Dr.Nicki Driscoll and the fantastic team of co-authors … Read more

Congratulations Kate!

We are thrilled to congratulate Dr. Kathryn Davis on her promotion to Associate Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator Track.

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

Ghost in the Machine: Melding Brain, Computer and Behavior

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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