TNSRE serves the community of biomedical engineers and clinical researchers who work at the intersection of neuroscience and physical medicine. We publish novel approaches and technologies for better understanding neural systems, human movement, and the relationships between them, with a focus on assistive devices that improve life for patients, for practicing clinicians, and for everyday use.
Samantha R. Summerson
Samantha R. Summerson (M'14) received the B.A. degree with honors in applied mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA, in 2006, the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Rice University, Houston, TX, USA, in 2010 and 2014, respectively. She currently has a postdoctoral position at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research interests include deep brain stimulation, movement disorders, information theory, and signal processing.
TNSRE, Featured ArticlesCharacterizing Motor and Cognitive Effects Associated With Deep Brain Stimulation in the GPi of Hemi-Parkinsonian Rats
Abstract The globus pallidus internus (GPi) is the main output nucleus of the basal ganglia, which is associated with a variety of functions including motor performance and cognition. The GPi is one of the primary targets of deep brain stimulation (DBS)... Read more
Posted on 3 NOV 2014