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Contrary to common medical guidance, chemotherapy does not appear to be the only culprit in neuropathy, a neurological side effect of cancer treatment, …

Rahnev will map the brain’s landscape and study concurrent ‘transcranial magnetic stimulation-functional magnetic resonance imaging’ (TMS-fMRI), through two major NIH proposals

An assistant professor in the School of Psychology has been awarded $2.2 million in National…

Ting is illuminating how the brain works with the nervous and musculoskeletal systems

Lena Ting is in the liminal space between computation and neurophysiology, illumining how the brain works with the nervous and musculoskeletal systems to move the body. In this interview she…

In this podcast episode of People Behind the Science, learn about Simon Sponberg, an assistant professor in the…

BME professor named the John and Jan Portman Professor in Biomedical Engineering

Lena Ting, professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory, has been appointed the John and Jan Portman Professor in…

Marilyn Brown, Thomas Kurfess, Susan Margulies, and Alexander Shapiro join 83 other new National Academy of Engineering members for 2020.

Four Georgia Institute of Technology faculty members have been elected as new members of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).…

BME researcher Bilal Haider investigates the mechanisms of how we process what we see

Spatial attention is what happens when we selectively focus on a region in our visual field and quickly extract information from the scene. When you look for your friend with the yellow hat in the…

The hope of flickering light to treat Alzheimer's takes another step forward in this new study, which reveals stark biochemical mechanisms.

For over a century, Alzheimer’s disease has confounded all attempts to treat it. But in recent years, perplexing experiments using flickering light have shown promise.


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First-time neuro-workshop at Georgia Tech brings together consortium of universities to focus on research, technology, education, and ethics

There is a growing national community of researchers taking our understanding of brain function to the next level, and some of them recently gathered at the Georgia Institute of Technology to…

New model lends additional insight into physiological mechanisms of spasticity in cerebral palsy

Spasticity is a condition in which muscles are contract strongly, resulting stiffness or tightness, and quite often, pain. Usually caused by damage to the brain or spinal cord, it’s…

Awards recognize work in the genetics of Alzheimer’s disease, the microbiome and stroke, clinical trial design, and more

The American Neurological Association (ANA), the professional organization representing the nation’s top academic neurologists and neuroscientists, has announced the winners of its…

Rozell and Stanley leading five-year, $1.6 million study to develop new algorithms to interact with neural circuitry

The inner-workings of the neural circuitry that underlies brain function is better understood today thanks to recent technological advances developing new tools that increasingly peel back the…

Georgia Tech and MIT researchers develop noninvasive treatment to improve memory and reduce amyloid plaques in mice

Neuroscientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have demonstrated that by exposing mice to a unique combination of light and sound, they…

Research from Haider lab demonstrates that visual behavior is impacted by the moment-to-moment state of activity in the primary visual cortex

Mice have a bad and undeserved reputation as an animal that can’t see very well, a characterization upheld most notably (and somewhat tragically) by the song Three Blind Mice. And also by…