October 6, 2020

UH BRAIN Faculty Honored with MacArthur Fellowship

Jose “Pepe” Luis Contreras-Vidal, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor and the Director of the NSF IUCRC BRAIN Center, has been asked to serve on the National Advisory Board on Medical Rehabilitation Research (NABMRR) for the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

January 12, 2021

Tapping The Brain To Boost Stroke Rehabilitation

Stroke survivors who had ceased to benefit from conventional rehabilitation gained clinically significant arm movement and control by using an external robotic device powered by the patients’ own brains.

The results of the clinical trial were described in the journal NeuroImage: Clinical.

January 25, 2021

The BRAIN Center offers path-breaking courses in the ethics and law of biomedical technology development

Human brain interfaces are changing the way we think about prosthetics. Photo courtesy of the project “Your Brain on Art

February 3, 2021

Brain Scans to Go: Exploring Arts, Health and Technology at MoBI Conference

In June, a diverse group of engineers, biomedical researchers, artists and clinicians gathered in Cancun, Mexico for the 2019 International Graphonomics Conference on Mobile Brain-Body Imaging, Neuroscience of Art, Innovation and Creativity.