News - 2013
November 2013 – Professor Abbas contributes to " 2nd WHO Global Forum on Medical Devices " in Geneva Switzerland by serving as the Programme Committee Coordinator, on the Local Organizing Committee, and as Workshop Organizer.
October 2013 – ANS student Brian Hillen publishes some of the results of his doctoral work in the Annals of the NY Academy of Sciences with ANS co-authors (Abbas and Jung): " Accelerating Locomotor Recovery After Incomplete Spinal Injury ".
April 2013 – Congratulations to ANS student Alison Conovaloff for successfully defending her doctoral dissertation with the mentorship of Prof. Abbas: " The Effects of Deep Brain Stimulation Amplitude on Motor Performance in Parkinson's Disease ".
June 2013 – Prof Smith and colleagues publish " A computational framework for understanding decision making through integration of basic learning rules " in The Journal of Neuroscience.
March 2013 – Prof Crook and collaborators publish " An Animated Introduction to Relational Databases for Many Majors " in Frontiers in Neuroinformatics.
March 2013 – ANS Director Abbas is appointed as a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
February 2013 – ANS student Brian Hillen publishes some of the results of his doctoral work in the Journal of Neural Engineering and Rehabilitation with ANS co-authors and collaborators (Yamaguchi, Abbas, and Jung): " Joint-specific changes in locomotor complexity in the absence of muscle atrophy following incomplete spinal cord injury ".
January 2013 – Michael Pack and Prof. Abbas collaborate with Prof. Glenn Gaesser from the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion and Barron Associates to evaluate new technology to monitor metabolic effort of lower limb amputees: " Rehabilitative Technologies that Monitor Metabolic Demands of Prosthetics in Lower Extremity Amputees during Rehabilitation " with support from DoD.