The Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering (CSNE) was featured in the December 2017 issue of the University of Washington’s (UW’s) alumni magazine, Columns, in a two-page article. In addition to its website, Columns magazine has a print circulation of about 220,000 UW alumni and university affiliates. The article highlighted work by CSNE members at the UW to better treat essential tremor by developing a closed-loop brain-computer interface system.
“The project is paving the way for new cutting-edge neurotechnologies being developed at the center that will improve the quality of life of individuals with stroke, spinal cord injury and other neurological conditions,” said Raj Rao, co-director of the CSNE.
Other CSNE members quoted in the Columns article and involved in the study include Howard Chizeck, Jeff Ojemann, Andrew Ko, Maggie Thompson and Tim Brown. The CSNE’s industry affiliate, Medtronic, provided the deep-brain stimulator used in the research.