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Cristin Welle, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Departments of Neurosurgery and Physiology & Biophysics, University of Colorado

Cristin Welle discusses her research that lies at the intersection between neural device technology and their implications in the nervous system. Having previously worked at the FDA focused on neural interface technology, Cristin sheds light on entrepreneurial opportunities, regulatory issues, and the importance of promoting diversity in the neuroscience community.

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Jimmy Abbas, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Adaptive Neural Systems and Associate Professor, Arizona State University

Jimmy Abbas discusses his work which uses neural stimulation devices for the purpose of rehabilitation, and the need for both animal and human testing to develop the technology. He provides insights on ASU’s entrepreneurial support for both undergraduate and graduate students. He talks about the exciting future of bioelectronics medicine, with more neural devices being introduced more quickly and becoming …

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Andrew Cornwell, Ph.D., Associate Director, Case-Coulter Translational Research Partnership, Case Western Reserve University

In this interview, Andrew Cornwell describes his role in the Case-Coulter Translational Research Partnership to foster collaborations among clinicians and engineers. He reminds young entrepreneurs the importance of spending time in clinical environment, to work closely with their tech transfer offices, and to maintain their business ethics through the translational process.

‘I Am Human’ Film Screening and Panel Discussion

INS / IEEE BRAIN PRESENTS Wednesday, 2 December 2020 Now Available On-Demand As researchers develop new brain implants and continue to unlock the secrets of the brain, society is forced to consider what it means to be human. Will the brain technologies used today in medicine eventually lead to super human abilities or to a revolution of our sense of …