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October 2017: Dr. Kevin Otto appears on Neural Implant Podcast

October 2017: Dr. Kevin Otto appears on Neural Implant Podcast

Dr. Otto discusses device failure and mapping peripheral neurons in the Neural Implant Podcast.  

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<strong>October 2017: </strong> Janak, Kaitlynn, and Nick represent the NPR Lab at BMES in Phoenix

October 2017: Janak, Kaitlynn, and Nick represent the NPR Lab at BMES in Phoenix

Thank you to Janak Gaire, Kaitlynn Olczak, and Nick Hilborn for representing the NPR Lab with their talks and presentations at BMES this year!          

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<strong>June 2017: </strong> Dr. Matthew McDermott successfully defended his dissertation.

June 2017: Dr. Matthew McDermott successfully defended his dissertation.

Congratulations to Dr. Matthew McDermott for successfully defending his dissertation!

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<strong>May 2017: </strong> Dr. Kevin Otto co-hosts a Reddit AMA with Dr. Karim Oweiss on DARPA TNT project.

May 2017: Dr. Kevin Otto co-hosts a Reddit AMA with Dr. Karim Oweiss on DARPA TNT project.

Science AMA Series: We’re Karim Oweiss & Kevin Otto, engineering professors at the University of Florida and PIs in DARPA’s Targeted Neuroplasticity Training program. We both enjoy helping people with neurological injuries and disorders. AUA! from science

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<strong>May 2017: </strong> IMEC news announcement on IMPRESS probes.

May 2017: IMEC news announcement on IMPRESS probes.

Credit: IMEC World’s first thin-silicon implantable chip for high-precision haptic prosthetics. https://phys.org/news/2017-05-world-thin-silicon-implantable-chip-high-precision.html  

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<strong>May 2017: </strong> Congratulations to Heui, Janak, and Seth for getting a publication in the Journal of Neural Engineering!

May 2017: Congratulations to Heui, Janak, and Seth for getting a publication in the Journal of Neural Engineering!

Histological evaluation of flexible neural implants; flexibility limit for reducing the tissue response? Heui Chang Lee, Fredrik Ejserholm, Janak Gaire, Seth Currlin, Jens Schouenborg,Lars Wallman, Martin Bengtsson, Kinam Park, and Kevin J Otto Published 4 May 2017 • © 2017 IOP Publishing Ltd

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<strong>April 2017: </strong>UF Receives up to $8.4 million from DoD to study brain training using electric stimulation. – Jaffee, M.

April 2017: UF Receives up to $8.4 million from DoD to study brain training using electric stimulation. – Jaffee, M.

UF Receives up to $8.4 million from DoD to study brain training using electric stimulation. – Jaffee, M.

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<strong>April 2017:</strong> Can zapping your neck help you quickly learn a foreign language?  – Swetlitz, I.

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<strong>February 2017:</strong> Dr. Kevin Otto awarded NIH grant focusing on micro-coil implants for cortical activation.

February 2017: Dr. Kevin Otto awarded NIH grant focusing on micro-coil implants for cortical activation.

This month we congratulate Dr. Otto on being awarded an NIH Grant in collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital, Palo Alto Research Center that focuses on cortical activation via the implantation of micro-coils. More information here…

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<strong>November 2016:</strong> NPR Lab presenting at Neuroscience 2016 in San Diego.

November 2016: NPR Lab presenting at Neuroscience 2016 in San Diego.

The NPR Lab is proud to have Janak Gaire presenting his research at Neuroscience 2016 in San Diego this week. Janak’s poster showed data on a transgenic mouse expressing fluorophores in neurons, microglia, astrocytes, and oligodendrocytes.

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<strong>October 2016:</strong> NPR Lab presenting at BMES in Minneapolis.

October 2016: NPR Lab presenting at BMES in Minneapolis.

The NPR Lab is proud to have Janak Gaire and Matthew McDermott representing us at the 2016 BMES Annual Meeting in Minneapolis this week.  Janak will be giving a talk on a novel mouse model expressing endogenous fluorophores while Matthew will be presenting a poster on drug release of coated neural devices.

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