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Enrico Opri receives poster and travel awards at the Minnesota Neuromodulation Symposium

Enrico Opri receives poster and travel awards at the Minnesota Neuromodulation Symposium

Brain Mapper Enrico Opri travelled to Minneapolis, MN with a travel award to attend the Minnesota Neuromodulation Symposium. His poster entitled “Cortico-thalamic Based Responsive Deep Brain Stimulation for the Treatment of Essential Tremor” placed second and Enrico brought back home a poster award. Congratulations Enrico!  

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Dr. Gunduz to serve on the Michael J. Fox Foundation Computational Science Advisory Committee

Dr. Gunduz to serve on the Michael J. Fox Foundation Computational Science Advisory Committee

Dr. Gunduz was invited to serve on the Computational Science Advisory Committee of the Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) for Parkinson’s Research. The Committee, formed of non-biased, external expert advisors in computational science, will help MJFF in its support of technologies in biomedical computing, informatics, and data science for Parkinson’s disease (PD) therapeutic development. MJFF will award Committee members […]

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Dr. Gunduz awarded UF Preeminence Term Professorship for 2017-2020

Dr. Gunduz awarded UF Preeminence Term Professorship for 2017-2020

Dr. Aysegul Gunduz was named a UF Term Professor for 2017-2020. The UF Preeminence Term Professorships were established in 2017 to further recognize and reward faculty achievements as defined as excellence in teaching, research and service. 31 tenure-track  faculty from the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering were selected for the professorship. Congratulations Dr. Gunduz!  

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Dr. Gunduz gives invited talk at the Mayo Clinic BRAIN Initiative Symposium

Dr. Gunduz gives invited talk at the Mayo Clinic BRAIN Initiative Symposium

The Mayo Clinic Symposium on the BRAIN Initiative 2017 provided a forum for researchers funded by the BRAIN Initiative, representatives from funding agencies and foundations, and representatives from neurotechnology companies to share their most current research updates and develop nontraditional collaboration opportunities. Dr. Gunduz was invited to present their BRAIN Initiative Grant. More details can be found […]

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Dr. Gunduz gives invited talk at the 2017 Medtronic Deep Brain Stimulation Leaders Forum

Dr. Gunduz gives invited talk at the 2017 Medtronic Deep Brain Stimulation Leaders Forum

Dr. Gunduz presented Brain Mapping Lab’s recent work on development of closed-loop deep brain stimulation (DBS) systems to a group of leaders in the DBS field, which Medtronic brought together in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Gunduz along with other leaders provided feedback to Medtronic on their developing technologies.

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Congratulations to Enrico Opri and Robert Eisinger for being selected for the NIH National Center for Adaptive Neurotechnologies Summer School

Congratulations to Enrico Opri and Robert Eisinger for being selected for the NIH National Center for Adaptive Neurotechnologies Summer School

Congrats to Brain Mappers Enrico and Robert for being selected for the NIH-Sponsored Summer School on Adaptive Technologies, which will be held in Albany, NY from July 10-28, 2017. On-campus housing and travel expenses will be sponsored through NIH support. Dr. Gunduz will also give two invited lectures at the Summer School. Congratulations all! (Photo […]

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Dr. Gunduz attends Women’s Leadership Panel at UF Women’s Student Association Conference

Dr. Gunduz attends Women’s Leadership Panel at UF Women’s Student Association Conference

March is Women’s History Month, and there are many events happening all around the campus! Dr. Gunduz was an invited panelist at UF Women’s Student Association (WSA) Women Leadership Conference held on March 19th, 2017 at the Reitz Union and sponsored by Student Government.  The WSA is a non-partisan student organization that strives to bring women together by […]

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Congratulations to Maria van Olphen for becoming a University Scholar!

Congratulations to Maria van Olphen for becoming a University Scholar!

Brain Mapping Laboratory undergrad Maria van Olphen was selected as a College of Engineering participant in the highly competitive and prestigious University Scholars Program. A news release can be found here. Congratulations Maria!

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Dr. Gunduz receives Pruitt Family Endowed Faculty Fellowship

Dr. Gunduz receives Pruitt Family Endowed Faculty Fellowship

Congratulations to Dr. Gunduz who was awarded one of three Pruitt Family Endowed Faculty Fellowships for 2017-2020. Criteria for selection was excellence in teaching and research, as evidenced by strong teaching evaluations, research mentorship of BME PhD and BS students, prestigious external research recognitions including major publications, awards and/or grants. The awards were announced at the 5th Annual […]

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Brain Mapping Lab awarded BRAIN Initiative Grant

Brain Mapping Lab awarded BRAIN Initiative Grant

Dr. Aysegul Gunduz (MPI) along with collaborators Dr. Kelly Foote (MPI) of Neurosurgery, Dr. Michael Okun of Neurology, and Dr. Dawn Bowers of Neuropsychology received a BRAIN Initiative grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). The 5-year $2 million dollar grant will allow the group to conduct a clinical study to advance next generation invasive […]

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