With an NIH R25 grant, Professor Joyce Wong (BME, MSE) and colleagues are introducing engineering students to challenges in kidney medicine, and training them to tackle those challenges with technology. Wong’s co–principal investigators on the grant are MED nephrology professors Sushrut Waikar and Vipul Chitalia.
Anna Devor and collaborators aim to extract neuronal circuit activity from fMRI, opening door for clinical applications By Patrick L. Kennedy Say you’re listening to a lecture and paying close attention. When that happens, your brain releases a chemical called acetylcholine. Later, though, you start to doze off. Suddenly, the professor calls your name. You […]
BU researchers shed new light on a mystery of sensory processing By Patrick L. Kennedy It’s called the “cocktail party problem,” and it’s not about picking the right outfit or juggling stuffed mushrooms and a wine glass. Arising in all manner of busy settings, from coffee shops to subway stations, the phenomenon that has puzzled […]