Connecting Neurons...

8th annual Neuroengineering Symposium

Rice Jul 23, 2018

Hosted by the Gulf Coast Consortia's Cluster for NeuroEngineering, the 8th annual Neuroengineering Symposium will be held on October 12. Keynote speaker will be Warren Grill, Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Duke University. A full agenda is forthcoming.

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Neurons ripple while brains rest to lock in memories

Rice Jun 05, 2018

Researchers at Rice University and the University of Michigan develop a computational tool to analyze waves of firing neurons in the hippocampus while animals are at rest and determine which neurons represent the recall or reactivation of patterns linked to specific memories.

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The plot quickens for neurosurgeons

Rice Apr 28, 2018

A team of Rice University students, in collaboration with Dr. Nitin Tandon, have developed a technique to simplify the placement of electrodes in the brains of patients with epilepsy.

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Rice grad wins prestigious Hertz Fellowship

Rice Mar 27, 2018

Alumna Sarah Hooper ‘17 has been awarded a prestigious 2018 Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Fellowship for graduate education. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. at Stanford University, where she is developing new medical imaging devices and computational tools for better and more accessible diagnosis.

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Fischer-Baum wins NSF CAREER Awar

Rice Mar 19, 2018

Fischer-Baum wants to develop a neurocognitive theory of reading that can provide important insights into how people read words. This will potentially inform literacy education, the treatment of learning disabilities or the remediation of language loss after brain injury, he said.

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