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Clinical Neurophysiology features Sarma lab research on cover

Research from the lab of Dr. Sridevi Sarma, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and ICM core faculty member, was featured in the February 2015 issue of Clinical Neurophysiology. The paper, entitled “Physiology of functional and effective networks in epilepsy” reviews notions of functional and effective connectivity as applied to the study of seizures in epilepsy. […]

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Sri Sarma named inaugural recipient of the Krishna Kumar Award

The North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS) awarded Dr. Sridevi Sarma, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and ICM core faculty member the first Krishna Kumar Award at their Dec 12, 2014 annual meeting held in Las Vegas. Dr. Sarma set the bar high for subsequent recipients by addressing the 2000 or so attendees with a talk that managed to make […]

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Robert Yaffe awarded a Pre-Doctoral Research Training Fellowship by the Epilepsy Foundation

Robert Yaffe, a predoctoral student and member of the Sarma lab, has been awarded a Pre-Doctoral Research Training Fellowship by the Epilepsy Foundation. The Fellowship supports predoctoral students with dissertation research related to epilepsy, thus strengthening their interest in establishing epilepsy research as a career direction. The title for Robert’s proposed project is “Development of […]

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Dr. Sridevi Sarma speaks at SIAM DS13 symposium

Dr. Sridevi Sarma, presented at the 2013 SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) Conference on Applied Dynamical Systems. The conference was held at the Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, Snowbird, Utah, USA, from May 19-23. Dr. Sarma’s presentation was entitled “On the Therapeutic Mechanisms of Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease: Annihilation or Restoration?” […]

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Dr. Sridevi Sarma named recipient of a 2012 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

Assistant Professor Sridevi Sarma of The Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Institute for Computational Medicine, is the recipient of a 2012 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). The PECASE is the highest honor the federal government gives to its young scientists and is intended to recognize some of the finest scientists […]

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Kevin Kahn awarded a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Travel Award

Kevin Kahn, a PhD candidate in the lab of Dr. Sridevi Sarma, has recently been awarded a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Collaborative Research Travel Grant. Kevin will be traveling to Cleveland Clinic with the assistance of the grant to help design and run experiments to highlight how motor related cortical areas work to make the body […]

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Matthew Kerr awarded a JHU ARCS Foundation Scholarship for $15,000

Matthew Kerr, a Graduate Student in the lab of Dr. Sridevi Sarma, Assistant Professor at the Institute for Computational Medicine, has been awarded the Johns Hopkins University’s 2012-2013 ARCS Foundation Scholarship. The graduate award of $15,000 may be used for education-related expenses such as tuition, books, supplies, travel to conferences, research activities as well as […]

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Sri Sarma featured in MIT Magazine

Assistant Professor Sridevi Sarma was recently highlighted in MIT’s Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems News Magazine. The story by Katharine Stoel Gammon talks about Dr. Sarma’s work from the time she was a post-doc in the Brain and Cognitive Sciences department at MIT and how research in the framework of control systems combined with […]

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