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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: to train predoctoral […]

Nicolette Driscoll to Present 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 […]

Ghost in the Machine: Melding Brain, Computer and Behavior

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 article from […]

Localizing Epilepsy ‘Hotspots’

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.