Following the success of last year’s Brain Computer Interface Hackathons, the IEEE Brain Initiative is pleased to sponsor additional hands-on events in 2017. We will hold several Brain Data Bank Challenges and Competitions to demonstrate data usability and Big Data analytics.
Megan Sucdellari from Spectrum Magazine covered our Neural Engineering Conference in Shanghai, with this excellent piece, Radio-Controlled Genes. Dr. Galit Pelled, an associate professor at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, presented her research on Sunday at NER 2017.
We understand the proposed budget cuts to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the USA have many of our members and partners facing a great deal of uncertainty right now. Several EMBS conferences are held in partnership with the NIH, as their mission and ours to improve health for all are inextricably linked.
This is the call for entries in the 2017 cycle of our unique national Student Prize competition for technology innovations directed at the needs of primary care in medicine. Interested students should begin to pull together ideas for submission in the upcoming 2017 cycle.
André Dittmar has been very active within the French and International BME community. He was a pioneer in the field of micro and nano technologies in life sciences and health technologies, and known worldwide for his innovative contributions to wearable sensors and systems.
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