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== October 10, 2019 ==
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Research impact
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*Lucas Sass, Young Investigator Award
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*Gabryel / Stuart presentations, Hydrocephalus Conference
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*Stuart / Austin / Jesse 3 abstracts submitted NASA HRP (almost)
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*Mohammadreza Khani biofluids conf abstract submitted
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*ALS paper edits underway Lucas
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*Bryn new grant on NASA research
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Misc. items
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*BMES UI group / bi-monthly / contact Gabryel (president)
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*Bryn travel Nov 7-8 NASA JSC, Nov 15 Movement Disorder Conf
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*xmas planning
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*OSU biomedical eng conf
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Grants and grant opportunities
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*UI stem grant
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*INBRE deadline soon
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*Grand challenges scholars grant round starting
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*Internship at NASA (see email)
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*https://www.uidaho.edu/research/students/undergraduate-research/getting-started/research-grants-program
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*Student awards http://www.uidaho.edu/current-students/student-involvement/leadership/student-achievement
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*NSF GRFP course
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Project updates
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*NASA Eye Biomechanics Group
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*CSF Filtration Group
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*CSF Drug Delivery Group
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*Exp in vitro concepts (elliott)
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*Chiari group
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*TBI group
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*NHP in vivo group / paper
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== March 1, 2018==
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Research impact
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*Tavara Freeman Abstract submitted to WCB 2018
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*Gabryel Natividad Abstract submitted to WCB 2018
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*Lucas Sass Abstract submitted to WCB 2018
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*Stuart Sater / Austin Sass / Jesse Rohr / NASA HRP poster
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*Bryn 3 papers accepted
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Misc. items
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*Winter schedule
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*Bryn travel Jan 21-24, NASA HRP
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*Bryn travel Feb 2-3, Neuroscience Center, LA
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*WCB travel planning
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Grants and grant opportunities
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*Check travel grants for conferences (INBRE)
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*Grand challenges scholars grant round starting
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*Internship at NASA (see email)
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*https://www.uidaho.edu/research/students/undergraduate-research/getting-started/research-grants-program
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*Student awards http://www.uidaho.edu/current-students/student-involvement/leadership/student-achievement
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*NSF GRFP course
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Project updates
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NASA Eye Biomechanics Group
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*Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – 4 operators, 5x?
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*Austin (3D ONS) - starting to write paper on methods
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*Posters submitted for HRP
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CSF Filtration Group
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*Mohammadreza (CFD) - Working on Human full-spine model paper / NHP flow paper
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*Mohammadreza (CFD) - flow loop device simulations started
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*Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs
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*Need to hire student to help construct models
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CSF Drug Delivery Group
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*Lucas Sass / Shevi - Exerimental model development
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Neurochi Group
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*Gabryel (3D brain) - working of full brain model
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*??? (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!) , Sept 28-29 experiments at Berkeley
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ALS MRI Biomarkers Group
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*Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 7 patients scanned, 10 controls, following up on all
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*Kyle / Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): analysis done for 3 patients and 3 controls?
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Chiari group
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*Braden: paper on brain motion in CM drafted
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TBI group
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*Biomechanical / biochemical characterization: obtained first brain model
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*Dr. Schiele constructing bi-axial tester
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*Reza (FEA modeling): need to make prototype model
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Neurotouch
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*on hold, need economic analysis
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== January 11, 2018==
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Research impact
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*Tavara Freeman Abstract submitted to WCB 2018
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*Gabryel Natividad Abstract submitted to WCB 2018
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*Lucas Sass Abstract submitted to WCB 2018
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*Stuart Sater / Austin Sass / Jesse Rohr / NASA HRP poster
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*Bryn 3 papers accepted
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Misc. items
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*Winter schedule
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*Bryn travel Jan 21-24, NASA HRP
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*Bryn travel Feb 2-3, Neuroscience Center, LA
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*WCB travel planning
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Grants and grant opportunities
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*Check travel grants for conferences (INBRE)
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*Grand challenges scholars grant round starting
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*Internship at NASA (see email)
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*https://www.uidaho.edu/research/students/undergraduate-research/getting-started/research-grants-program
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*Student awards http://www.uidaho.edu/current-students/student-involvement/leadership/student-achievement
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*NSF GRFP course
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Project updates
 +
 +
NASA Eye Biomechanics Group
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*Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – 4 operators, 5x?
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*Austin (3D ONS) - starting to write paper on methods
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*Posters submitted for HRP
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CSF Filtration Group
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*Mohammadreza (CFD) - Working on Human full-spine model paper / NHP flow paper
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*Mohammadreza (CFD) - flow loop device simulations started
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*Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs
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*Need to hire student to help construct models
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CSF Drug Delivery Group
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*Lucas Sass / Shevi - Exerimental model development
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Neurochi Group
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*Gabryel (3D brain) - working of full brain model
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*??? (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!) , Sept 28-29 experiments at Berkeley
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ALS MRI Biomarkers Group
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*Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 7 patients scanned, 10 controls, following up on all
 +
*Kyle / Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): analysis done for 3 patients and 3 controls?
 +
 +
Chiari group
 +
*Braden: paper on brain motion in CM drafted
 +
 +
TBI group
 +
*Biomechanical / biochemical characterization: obtained first brain model
 +
*Dr. Schiele constructing bi-axial tester
 +
*Reza (FEA modeling): need to make prototype model
 +
 +
Neurotouch
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*on hold, need economic analysis
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== October 5, 2017==
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Research impact
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*Brady Lawrence, 2 papers rejected!
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*Lucas Sass, 1 paper published
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*Stuart Sater / Austin Sass / Jesse Rohr / ASGSR posters
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*Bryn Japan trip / Neurochi /
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Misc. items
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*Fall schedule (any trips planned)
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*Travel, Oct. 5, VR bash, Boise, ID
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*Travel, Oct. 11-14, BMES meeting
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*Industry Visit, Oct. 16, IRIC 120 at 10:30 am!
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*Travel, Oct. 18-20, INBRE conference, Wyoming
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*Travel, October 25-28, ASGSR [https://www.asgsr.org/index.php/meetings/2017-meeting]
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*Trave, Nov 11-12, Arizona, Neurosurgery
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Grants and grant opportunities
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*Check travel grants for conferences
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*Grant challenges scholars grant round starting
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*Internship at Hannford?  Nuclear!
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*https://www.uidaho.edu/research/students/undergraduate-research/getting-started/research-grants-program
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*Student awards http://www.uidaho.edu/current-students/student-involvement/leadership/student-achievement
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*NSF GRFP course
 +
 +
Project updates
 +
 +
NASA Eye Biomechanics
 +
*Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – 4 operators, 5x?
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*Austin (3D ONS) - starting to write paper on methods
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*Posters submitted for ASGSR meeting Seattle!
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CFD / in vitro CSF biomechanics
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*Mohammadreza (CFD) - Working on Human full-spine model paper / NHP flow paper
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*Mohammadreza (CFD) - flow loop device simulations started
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*Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs
 +
*Need to hire student to help construct models
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Neurochi
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*Claire (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!) , Sept 28-29 experiments at Berkeley
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*Gabryel (3D brain) - working of full brain model
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*Brian (3D cortical SAS) - working on it (done by end of July)
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*Senior design pump team: working on new pump design
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ALS MRI Biomarkers
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*Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 7 patients scanned, 10 controls, following up on all
 +
*Kyle / Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): analysis done for 3 patients and 3 controls?
 +
 +
CNS tissue motion (MSRTP)
 +
*Braden: paper on brain motion in CM drafted
 +
 +
Arachnoid trabeculae
 +
*Biomechanical / biochemical characterization: obtained first brain model
 +
*Dr. Schiele constructing bi-axial tester
 +
*Reza (FEA modeling): need to make prototype model
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Neurotouch
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*on hold, need economic analysis
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== September 6, 2017==
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Research impact
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*Brady Lawrence, 2 papers submitted
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*Lucas Sass, 1 paper submitted
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*Gabryel Conley, INBRE 2nd place poster competition / student choice
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*Brian Aldrimk, ??? SURF thing...
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*Kyle McCain, INBRE 3rd place, HS transition trainee /
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Misc. items
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*Fall schedule (any trips planned)
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*Travel, Sept. 20-27, Hydrocephalus Society, Kobe, Japan
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*Travel, Oct. 5, VR bash, Boise, ID
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*Travel, Oct. 11-14, BMES meeting
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*Travel, Oct. 18-20, INBRE conference, Wyoming
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*Travel, October 25-28, ASGSR [https://www.asgsr.org/index.php/meetings/2017-meeting]
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*Trave, Nov 11-12, Arizona, Neurosurgery
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Grants and grant opportunities
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*Check travel grants for conferences
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*https://www.uidaho.edu/research/students/undergraduate-research/getting-started/research-grants-program
 +
*Student awards http://www.uidaho.edu/current-students/student-involvement/leadership/student-achievement
 +
*NSF GRFP course
 +
 +
Project updates
 +
 +
NASA Eye Biomechanics
 +
*Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – 4 operators, 5x?
 +
*Austin (3D ONS) - starting to write paper on methods
 +
*Abstracts submitted for ASGSR meeting Seattle!
 +
 +
CFD CSF biomechanics
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*Mohammadreza (CFD) - Working on Human full-spine model paper / NHP flow paper
 +
*Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs
 +
 +
Neurochi
 +
*Claire (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!) , Sept 28-29 experiments at Berkeley
 +
*Gabryel (3D brain) - working of full brain model
 +
*Brian (3D cortical SAS) - working on it (done by end of July)
 +
*Senior design pump team: working on new pump design
 +
 +
ALS MRI Biomarkers
 +
*Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 7 patients scanned, 10 controls, following up on all
 +
*Kyle / Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): analysis done for 3 patients and 3 controls?
 +
 +
CNS tissue motion (MSRTP)
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*Braden: paper on brain motion in CM drafted
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Arachnoid trabeculae
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*Claire Majors to start PhD in BE in 2018
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*Biomechanical / biochemical characterization: obtained first brain model
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*Dr. Schiele constructing bi-axial tester
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*Reza (FEA modeling): need to make prototype model
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Neurotouch
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*on hold, need economic analysis
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== July 6, 2017==
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Research impact
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*Mohammadreza Khani, 2nd place PhD student paper competition at SB3C!
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*Gabryel Conley, UG student paper competition finalist
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*Channel 2 news on NASA ISGC project
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Misc. items
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*Summer schedule (any trips planned)
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*Travel, June 20-23, ASAP Long Island Meeting
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*Travel, JUne 26-27, Idaho UG research conference
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*Travel, July 31 - Aug 2, INBRE Moscow, ID
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*Travel, Aug 15-17, Atlanta NASA project meeting
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*Travel, Sept. 20-27, Hydrocephalus Society, Kobe, Japan
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*Travel, Oct. 11-14, BMES meeting
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*Travel, Oct. 18-20, INBRE conference, Wyoming
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*Travel, October 25-28, ASGSR [https://www.asgsr.org/index.php/meetings/2017-meeting]
 +
*Trave, Nov 11-12, Arizona, Neurosurgery
 +
 +
Grants and grant opportunities
 +
*Check travel grants for conferences
 +
*https://www.uidaho.edu/research/students/undergraduate-research/getting-started/research-grants-program
 +
*Student awards http://www.uidaho.edu/current-students/student-involvement/leadership/student-achievement
 +
*NSF GRFP course
 +
 +
Project updates
 +
 +
NASA Eye Biomechanics
 +
*Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – 4 operators, 5x?
 +
*Austin (3D ONS) - starting to write paper on methods
 +
*Abstracts submitted for ASGSR meeting Seattle!
 +
 +
CFD CSF biomechanics
 +
*Mohammadreza (CFD) - Working on Human full-spine model paper / NHP flow paper
 +
*Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs
 +
 +
Neurochi
 +
*Claire (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!) , Sept 28-29 experiments at Berkeley
 +
*Gabryel (3D brain) - working of full brain model
 +
*Brian (3D cortical SAS) - working on it (done by end of July)
 +
*Senior design pump team: working on new pump design
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Neuroculus
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*Brian (software): new interactive model w/Oculus VR
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*Lucas / Austin: full brick of MRI Data
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*Joe: new interface with full brain and spine!!!
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ALS MRI Biomarkers
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*Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 7 patients scanned, 10 controls, following up on all
 +
*Kyle / Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): analysis done for 3 patients and 3 controls?
 +
 +
CNS tissue motion (MSRTP)
 +
*Braden: paper on brain motion in CM drafted
 +
 +
Arachnoid trabeculae
 +
*Biomechanical / biochemical characterization: obtained first brain model
 +
*Dr. Schiele constructing bi-axial tester
 +
*Reza (FEA modeling): need to make prototype model
 +
 +
Neurotouch
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*on hold, need economic analysis
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== June 1, 2017==
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Research impact
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*Article on Bryn Martin ALS study  [https://www.facebook.com/uidahoENGR/]
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*Mohammadreza Khani paper in JBME! [http://biomechanical.asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/article.aspx?articleid=2625663]
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Misc. items
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*Summer schedule
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*Dr. Schiele BE 504/404 Biomech of hard and soft tissues
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*ASGSR seattle conference, October 25-28 [https://www.asgsr.org/index.php/meetings/2017-meeting]
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*350 words / Austin and Jesse abstracts
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Grants and grant opportunities
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*Check travel grants for conferences
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*https://www.uidaho.edu/research/students/undergraduate-research/getting-started/research-grants-program
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*Student awards http://www.uidaho.edu/current-students/student-involvement/leadership/student-achievement
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Project updates
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NASA Eye Biomechanics
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*Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – training Archana / getting a lot more data from NASA
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*Austin (3D ONS) - abstract for seattle space meeting... / also NASA twin study results...
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CFD CSF biomechanics
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*Mohammadreza (CFD) - Great new results for entire new model!
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*Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs
 +
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Neurochi
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*Lucas (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!)
 +
*Gabryel (3D brain) - get all together spine / brain / ventricles...do research on anatomy...
 +
*Claire (CSF pump) / Brian (CSF pump): finish prototype pump / start prototype model
 +
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Neuroculus
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*[http://www.neuroculus.com] running
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*Brian (software): email entire prototype
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*Lucas (model creation): done
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*Gabryel (model creation): brain w/ ALS study geometry
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*Joe: making interface
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ALS MRI Biomarkers
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*Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 2 patients scanned?
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*Kyle / Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): get analysis done for subject 1
 +
 +
CNS tissue motion (MSRTP)
 +
*Braden: start background lit review / send citi training
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Arachnoid trabeculae
 +
*Biomechanical / biochemical characterization: obtained first brain model
 +
*Dr. Schiele constructing bi-axial tester
 +
*Gabryel help with tissue analysis
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*Reza (FEA modeling): need to make prototype model
 +
 +
Neurotouch
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*on hold, need economic analysis
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== May 5, 2017==
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Research impact
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*Article on Christina Gibbs [http://www.uidaho.edu/engr/news/features/christina-gibbs]
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*3rd place Innovation Showcase UI, Neurotouch Team [http://www.uidaho.edu/cogs/innovation-showcase/2017-winners]
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*Mohammadreza Khani paper in JBME!
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Misc. items
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*Summer schedule
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*Dr. Schiele BE 504/404 Biomech of hard and soft tissues
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*[[Information for New NIML Student Researchers]]
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*Bryn new baby girl! Rose Cordelia Martin
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*International Hydrocephalus Conference Abstracts: May 15
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*250 words Are Monkeys Like Humans?: Comparison of intrathecal CSF dynamics across large mammalian species
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*250 words Neurochi: A virtual reality model of the intrathecal and intracranial cerebrospinal fluid system
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Grants and grant opportunities
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*OUR SURF grant - Brian Aldrmik $4000 / $1000 equipment
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*NASA ISGC - Austin Sass $2500
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*INBRE - Gabriel Conley $6000?
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*INBRE - Kyle McCain $? HS summer fellow
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*NIH INBRE - Bryn Martin, $140k project for TBI
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*https://www.uidaho.edu/research/students/undergraduate-research/getting-started/research-grants-program
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*Student awards http://www.uidaho.edu/current-students/student-involvement/leadership/student-achievement
 +
 +
Project updates
 +
 +
NASA Eye Biomechanics
 +
*Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – show results and train 1 more student
 +
*Austin (3D ONS) - abstract for seattle space meeting... / also NASA twin study results...
 +
 +
Hydrodynamic spine
 +
*Mohammadreza (CFD) - do the whole thing! / finish NHP paper on CSF dynamics
 +
*Lucas (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!)
 +
*Gabryel (3D brain) - get all together spine / brain / ventricles...do research on anatomy...
 +
*Claire (CSF pump) / Brian (CSF pump): finish prototype pump / start prototype model
 +
*Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs
 +
 +
Neuroculus
 +
*[http://www.neuroculus.com] running
 +
*Brian (software): email entire prototype
 +
*Lucas (model creation): done
 +
*Gabryel (model creation): brain...
 +
 +
ALS MRI Biomarkers
 +
*Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 2 patients scanned?
 +
*Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): get analysis done for subject 1
 +
*Mohammareza (assistance w/ data): help Tavara with flow assessment
 +
 +
Neurotouch
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*To be featured in UIdaho Innovation Showcase,  www.uidaho.edu/innovationshowcase
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*To be featured on UIdaho facebook and instagram...
 +
 +
CNS tissue motion (MSRTP)
 +
*Braden: start background lit review
 +
 +
Arachnoid trabeculae
 +
*Biomechanical / biochemical characterization: getting BSL2 certification
 +
*Made lab safety manual
 +
*Reza (FEA modeling): need to make prototype model
 +
 +
Visualizing science
 +
*Casey (art) - make the sculpture / exhibit at Pritchard
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==April 7, 2017==
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Research impact
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*Austin Sass, OUR abstract
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*Stuart Sater, OUR abstract
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*Brian Aldrimk, OUR abstract
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*Bryn Martin, paper published [http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0173680]
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*Bryn Martin, paper published [http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jmri.25591/full]
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*Bryn Martin, abstract submitted, CSF dynamics symposium [http://www.csfdynamics.org]
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*Bryn Martin co-organizer for IHIWG meeting in Long Beach, April 27 and 28, 2017 [http://www.ihiwg.org]
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Misc. items
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*[[Information for New NIML Student Researchers]]
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*UI interlibrary loan for journal articles [http://illiad.lib.uidaho.edu/illiad/illiad.dll]
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*May 2, 11-12:15 am Gritman MRI tour
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*April 11, 11-12:15 UI ISMaRT clinic Ultrasound Demonstration, College of Education 1st floor
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*New computers / monitors in common area / Access with UI login
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*UG student research symposium, April 24, 11-1:30pm
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Grants and grant opportunities
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*OUR SURF UG grant $5000, Claire and Brian applied...
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*$800 travel grant OUR, check that out
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*https://www.uidaho.edu/research/students/undergraduate-research/getting-started/research-grants-program
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*Student awards http://www.uidaho.edu/current-students/student-involvement/leadership/student-achievement
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*UG research symposium April 3 deadline http://www.uidaho.edu/news/news-articles/my-ui/2017-february/021317-undergraduatesymposium
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Project updates
 +
 +
NASA Eye Biomechanics
 +
*Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – show results and train 1 more student
 +
*Austin (3D ONS) - show results with tool
 +
 +
Hydrodynamic spine
 +
*Mohammadreza (CFD) - do the whole thing! / finish NHP paper on CSF dynamics
 +
*Lucas (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!)
 +
*Gabryel (3D brain) - get all together spine / brain / ventricles...do research on anatomy...
 +
*Claire (CSF pump) / Brian (CSF pump): finish prototype pump / start prototype model
 +
*Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs
 +
 +
Neuroculus
 +
*[http://www.neuroculus.com] running
 +
*Brian (software): email entire prototype
 +
*Lucas (model creation): done
 +
*Gabryel (model creation): brain...
 +
 +
ALS MRI Biomarkers
 +
*Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 2 patients scanned?
 +
*Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): get analysis done for subject 1
 +
*Mohammareza (assistance w/ data): help Tavara with flow assessment
 +
 +
Neurotouch
 +
*To be featured in UIdaho Innovation Showcase,  www.uidaho.edu/innovationshowcase
 +
*To be featured on UIdaho facebook and instagram...
 +
 +
CNS tissue motion (MSRTP)
 +
*Braden: start background lit review
 +
 +
Arachnoid trabeculae
 +
*Biomechanical / biochemical characterization: getting BSL2 certification
 +
*Made lab safety manual
 +
*Reza (FEA modeling): need to make prototype model
 +
 +
Visualizing science
 +
*Casey (art) - make the sculpture / exhibit at Pritchard
 +
 +
==March 3, 2017==
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Research impact
 +
*Gabryel Conley, SB3C abstract
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*Mohammadreza, 1st paper, JBME, accepted with revisions
 +
 +
Misc. items
 +
*[[Information for New NIML Student Researchers]]
 +
*Lab pictures needed for everyone…please send or I will put up a random picture for you!
 +
*May 2, 11-12:15 am Gritman MRI tour
 +
*New computers / monitors in common area
 +
 +
Grants and grant opportunities
 +
*Congrats to Idaho INBRE scholars Gabryel Conley $6000
 +
*Congrats to WWAMI MSRTP fellow Braden Lawrence $5000
 +
*NASA UG fellowship Austin Sass Applied, $2500
 +
*OUR SURF UG grant $5000 April 3 deadline
 +
*$800 travel grant
 +
*https://www.uidaho.edu/research/students/undergraduate-research/getting-started/research-grants-program
 +
*Student awards http://www.uidaho.edu/current-students/student-involvement/leadership/student-achievement
 +
*UG research symposium April 3 deadline http://www.uidaho.edu/news/news-articles/my-ui/2017-february/021317-undergraduatesymposium
 +
 +
Project updates
 +
 +
NASA Eye Biomechanics
 +
*Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – show results and train 1 more student
 +
*Austin (3D ONS) - show results with tool
 +
 +
Visualizing science
 +
*Casey (art) - make the sculpture / exhibit at Pritchard
 +
 +
Hydrodynamic spine
 +
*Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs
 +
*Mohammadreza (CFD) - do the whole thing! / finish NHP paper on CSF dynamics
 +
*Lucas (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!)
 +
*Gabryel (3D brain) - get all together spine / brain / ventricles...do research on anatomy...
 +
*Claire (CSF pump) / Brian (CSF pump): finish prototype pump / start prototype model
 +
 +
Neuroculus
 +
*Brian (software): email entire prototype
 +
*Lucas (model creation): done
 +
*Gabryel (model creation): brain...
 +
 +
ALS MRI Biomarkers
 +
*Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 2 patients scanned?
 +
*Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): get analysis done for subject 1
 +
*Mohammareza (assistance w/ data): help Tavara with flow assessment
 +
 +
Neurotouch
 +
*Christina: making prototype sensor...thursday 4pm, BE lounge design review
 +
 +
CNS tissue motion (MSRTP)
 +
*Braden: start background lit review
 +
 +
Arachnoid trabeculae
 +
*Biomechanical / biochemical characterization? need someone for this...
 +
*Reza (FEA modeling): need to look at initial model
 +
 +
==February 3, 2017==
 +
 +
Research impact
 +
*Lucas Sass, SB3C abstract
 +
*Mohammadreza, SB3C abstract
 +
*Mohammadreza, 1st paper, JBME, under review
 +
*Neuroculus tm, and domain www.neuroculus.com coming soon…
 +
*Visualizing science opening reception at Pritchard art gallery Feb 10th, 5 pm all invited!!!
 +
 +
Deadlines
 +
*SB3C conference UG abstracts Feb 13?
 +
*May 2, 11-12:15 am Gritman MRI tour
 +
 +
Misc. items
 +
*IRIC access / main / space usage / BEL 218 / safety first
 +
*Lab pictures needed for everyone…please send or I will put up a random picture for you!
 +
 +
Grants and grant opportunities
 +
*Congrats to grand challenges scholars hiring: $2.5k Tavara, $3.5k Gabryel: money for computer??
 +
*NASA grad. student fellowship http://www.idahospacegrant.org/fellowships Feb 13 deadline
 +
*OUR Grants…deadline for summer fellowships
 +
*https://www.uidaho.edu/research/students/undergraduate-research/getting-started/research-grants-program
 +
*$800 travel grant / SURF, $5000 summer research student fellowship
 +
 +
Project updates
 +
 +
NASA Eye Biomechanics
 +
*Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – need two volunteers to train on this…Stu?
 +
*Austin (3D ONS) - normalize data / re-assess...
 +
 +
Visualizing science
 +
*Casey (art) - make the sculpture / exhibit at Pritchard
 +
*Lucas (model) - nothing
 +
 +
Hydrodynamic spine
 +
*Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs
 +
*Mohammadreza (CFD) - human csf simulation independence study / finish NHP paper on CSF dynamics
 +
*Lucas (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together
 +
*Gabryel (3D brain) - reflect cerebellar cisterns...get all together...
 +
*Claire (CSF pump) / Brian (CSF pump): finish prototype pump / start prototype model
 +
 +
Neuroculus
 +
*Brian (software): email entire prototype
 +
*Lucas (model creation): done
 +
*Gabryel (model creation): brain...
 +
 +
ALS MRI Biomarkers
 +
*Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): enroll people / try to find more / let know they get MRIs
 +
*Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): get analysis done for subject 1
 +
*Mohammareza (assistance w/ data): help Tavara with flow assessment
 +
 +
Neurotouch
 +
*Christina: making prototype sensor...thursday 4pm, BE lounge design review
 +
 +
CNS tissue motion (MSRTP)
 +
*Braden: start background lit review
 +
 +
Arachnoid trabeculae
 +
*Biomechanical / biochemical characterization? need someone for this...
 +
*Reza (FEA modeling): need to look at initial model
 +
 +
==December 1st lab meeting==
 +
 +
Project reports and goals
 +
Gabryel – idealize ventricular brain model / vacation in Peru over December / grand challenges money?
 +
Tavara – matlab code to get pulse wave velocity in spine goal run through all data sets / grand challenges money?
 +
Lucas – VIP:  brain and spine stuff / paper finish with Reza / start by next week on 3D print / make sure model is ready to go…
 +
ALS: MRI scan…
 +
Jesse – December 12: get parameters and analyze data for ON stuff
 +
Austin – do interpolation technique to get contrast at an ON cross-section
 +
 +
 +
==November lab meeting==
 +
 +
Agenda
 +
*Grand challenges
 +
*OUR Grants…deadline for summer fellowships
 +
*Graduate student grants?
 +
*IRIC January 3, move over there
 +
*Spinaker spiking nneurons…
 +
*BEL 208
 +
*BE404 / 504 Medical Imaging
 +
 +
Projects
 +
Undergraduate projects
 +
Brain 3D fluid space model generation: Gabryel
 +
MRI-biomarkers of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Tavara Freeman, Lucas Sass
 +
CSF wave propagation velocity: Tavara Freeman,
 +
NeuroTouch: Mazen, Christina, Brendan (Bryn explains if other not present)
 +
Assessment of optic nerve sheath geometry in astronauts:  Austin Sass
 +
 +
Graduate projects
 +
Assessment of optic nerve tortuosity in astronauts: Jesse Rohr
 +
Numerical modeling of intrathecal drug diffusion: Reza
 +
CSF system hydrodynamic simulator (VIP): Lucas
 +
CSF system virtual reality simulator: Brian Cleveley (Lucas explains if Brian is not present)
 +
Contrast-enhanced MR imaging of cerebrospinal fluid drug spread: Yuan Wang (Bryn explains if Yuan is not present)
 +
 +
 +
==July 28, 2016==
 +
 +
Attendance
 +
*Rabijit Dutta
 +
*Lucas
 +
*Tavara
 +
*Josh
 +
*Mohammadreza
 +
*Sally
 +
 +
Agenda
 +
*Lab outing? August Monday?
 +
*August 13 last day in lab for summer students
 +
*Register for classes
 +
*Neural Engineering Class BE404
 +
 +
Presentation today:  Rabijit Dutta – “Computational Lung and Pulmonary ventilation”
 +
 +
 +
==July 14, 2016==
 +
Agenda
 +
 +
Students Summer
 +
*Gabryel
 +
*Lucas
 +
*Violet
 +
*Tavara
 +
*Christina
 +
*Josh
 +
 +
www.niml.org webpage updates
 +
 +
Abstracts submitted
 +
International Society for Hydrocephalus and CSF Disorders
 +
 +
Papers in progress
 +
*Reza CFD modeling of CSF
 +
*Christina / CSF flow and geometry characterization in primates
 +
 +
Other announcements:
 +
*Grants? – Engineering Grand Challenges
 +
*Summer schedule, ends August 13
 +
*Fall semester BE 404: Biomechanics (Schiele) / Neural Engineering (Martin)
 +
 +
Presentations today:
 +
*M.S. student Lucas Sass, “Progress on building a hydrodynamic simulator for brain therapeutic development”
 +
*B.S. students Violet Gomm and Tavara Freeman, “Waveform analysis of CSF and arterial blood pressures in a rat spinal cord injury model”
 +
 +
Lab outing maybe on Monday… in August…
 +
 +
 +
==March 10, 2016==
 +
 +
Agenda
 +
Internships…
 +
ISGC
 +
Neuromodulation meeting Las Vegas
 +
BMES  / ASABE
 +
Undergraduate research proposal
 +
Project meetings
 +
Mohammadreza presentation
 +
 +
 +
 +
==February 25, 2016==
 +
 +
Agenda
 +
Lab outing → Casa Lopez on Monday?
 +
BMES  / ASABE
 +
Undergraduate research proposal
 +
NASA Internship
 +
Project meetings
 +
Mohammadreza presentation
 +
 +
 +
IMPORTANT:  The Spring 2016 presentation schedule will be:
 +
Feb 11  Mohammadreza
 +
Feb 25  Amanda / Josh / Christina → 3d slicer / SPM12
 +
Mar 10  Lucas / Marcello
 +
Mar 24  Mohammadreza
 +
Apr 14  Amanda / Josh / Christina
 +
Apr 28  Lucas / Marcello (Final presentation for course grade)
 +
May 12 Finals Week - no presentations
 +
 +
==February 11, 2016==
 +
 +
Agenda
 +
Lab outing → Casa Lopez on Monday?
 +
BMES  / ASABE
 +
Undergraduate research proposal
 +
NASA Internship
 +
Project meetings
 +
Mohammadreza presentation
 +
 +
 +
IMPORTANT:  The Spring 2016 presentation schedule will be:
 +
Feb 11  Mohammadreza
 +
Feb 25  Amanda / Josh / Christina → 3d slicer / SPM12
 +
Mar 10  Lucas / Marcello
 +
Mar 24  Mohammadreza
 +
Apr 14  Amanda / Josh / Christina
 +
Apr 28  Lucas / Marcello (Final presentation for course grade)
 +
May 12 Finals Week - no presentations
 +
 +
 
== September 6, 2018 ==
 
== September 6, 2018 ==
  

Latest revision as of 18:48, 10 October 2019

October 10, 2019

Research impact

  • Lucas Sass, Young Investigator Award
  • Gabryel / Stuart presentations, Hydrocephalus Conference
  • Stuart / Austin / Jesse 3 abstracts submitted NASA HRP (almost)
  • Mohammadreza Khani biofluids conf abstract submitted
  • ALS paper edits underway Lucas
  • Bryn new grant on NASA research

Misc. items

  • BMES UI group / bi-monthly / contact Gabryel (president)
  • Bryn travel Nov 7-8 NASA JSC, Nov 15 Movement Disorder Conf
  • xmas planning
  • OSU biomedical eng conf

Grants and grant opportunities

Project updates

  • NASA Eye Biomechanics Group
  • CSF Filtration Group
  • CSF Drug Delivery Group
  • Exp in vitro concepts (elliott)
  • Chiari group
  • TBI group
  • NHP in vivo group / paper

March 1, 2018

Research impact

  • Tavara Freeman Abstract submitted to WCB 2018
  • Gabryel Natividad Abstract submitted to WCB 2018
  • Lucas Sass Abstract submitted to WCB 2018
  • Stuart Sater / Austin Sass / Jesse Rohr / NASA HRP poster
  • Bryn 3 papers accepted

Misc. items

  • Winter schedule
  • Bryn travel Jan 21-24, NASA HRP
  • Bryn travel Feb 2-3, Neuroscience Center, LA
  • WCB travel planning

Grants and grant opportunities

Project updates

NASA Eye Biomechanics Group

  • Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – 4 operators, 5x?
  • Austin (3D ONS) - starting to write paper on methods
  • Posters submitted for HRP

CSF Filtration Group

  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - Working on Human full-spine model paper / NHP flow paper
  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - flow loop device simulations started
  • Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs
  • Need to hire student to help construct models

CSF Drug Delivery Group

  • Lucas Sass / Shevi - Exerimental model development

Neurochi Group

  • Gabryel (3D brain) - working of full brain model
  • ??? (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!) , Sept 28-29 experiments at Berkeley

ALS MRI Biomarkers Group

  • Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 7 patients scanned, 10 controls, following up on all
  • Kyle / Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): analysis done for 3 patients and 3 controls?

Chiari group

  • Braden: paper on brain motion in CM drafted

TBI group

  • Biomechanical / biochemical characterization: obtained first brain model
  • Dr. Schiele constructing bi-axial tester
  • Reza (FEA modeling): need to make prototype model

Neurotouch

  • on hold, need economic analysis



January 11, 2018

Research impact

  • Tavara Freeman Abstract submitted to WCB 2018
  • Gabryel Natividad Abstract submitted to WCB 2018
  • Lucas Sass Abstract submitted to WCB 2018
  • Stuart Sater / Austin Sass / Jesse Rohr / NASA HRP poster
  • Bryn 3 papers accepted

Misc. items

  • Winter schedule
  • Bryn travel Jan 21-24, NASA HRP
  • Bryn travel Feb 2-3, Neuroscience Center, LA
  • WCB travel planning

Grants and grant opportunities

Project updates

NASA Eye Biomechanics Group

  • Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – 4 operators, 5x?
  • Austin (3D ONS) - starting to write paper on methods
  • Posters submitted for HRP

CSF Filtration Group

  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - Working on Human full-spine model paper / NHP flow paper
  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - flow loop device simulations started
  • Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs
  • Need to hire student to help construct models

CSF Drug Delivery Group

  • Lucas Sass / Shevi - Exerimental model development

Neurochi Group

  • Gabryel (3D brain) - working of full brain model
  • ??? (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!) , Sept 28-29 experiments at Berkeley

ALS MRI Biomarkers Group

  • Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 7 patients scanned, 10 controls, following up on all
  • Kyle / Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): analysis done for 3 patients and 3 controls?

Chiari group

  • Braden: paper on brain motion in CM drafted

TBI group

  • Biomechanical / biochemical characterization: obtained first brain model
  • Dr. Schiele constructing bi-axial tester
  • Reza (FEA modeling): need to make prototype model

Neurotouch

  • on hold, need economic analysis


October 5, 2017

Research impact

  • Brady Lawrence, 2 papers rejected!
  • Lucas Sass, 1 paper published
  • Stuart Sater / Austin Sass / Jesse Rohr / ASGSR posters
  • Bryn Japan trip / Neurochi /

Misc. items

  • Fall schedule (any trips planned)
  • Travel, Oct. 5, VR bash, Boise, ID
  • Travel, Oct. 11-14, BMES meeting
  • Industry Visit, Oct. 16, IRIC 120 at 10:30 am!
  • Travel, Oct. 18-20, INBRE conference, Wyoming
  • Travel, October 25-28, ASGSR [1]
  • Trave, Nov 11-12, Arizona, Neurosurgery

Grants and grant opportunities

Project updates

NASA Eye Biomechanics

  • Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – 4 operators, 5x?
  • Austin (3D ONS) - starting to write paper on methods
  • Posters submitted for ASGSR meeting Seattle!

CFD / in vitro CSF biomechanics

  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - Working on Human full-spine model paper / NHP flow paper
  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - flow loop device simulations started
  • Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs
  • Need to hire student to help construct models

Neurochi

  • Claire (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!) , Sept 28-29 experiments at Berkeley
  • Gabryel (3D brain) - working of full brain model
  • Brian (3D cortical SAS) - working on it (done by end of July)
  • Senior design pump team: working on new pump design

ALS MRI Biomarkers

  • Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 7 patients scanned, 10 controls, following up on all
  • Kyle / Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): analysis done for 3 patients and 3 controls?

CNS tissue motion (MSRTP)

  • Braden: paper on brain motion in CM drafted

Arachnoid trabeculae

  • Biomechanical / biochemical characterization: obtained first brain model
  • Dr. Schiele constructing bi-axial tester
  • Reza (FEA modeling): need to make prototype model

Neurotouch

  • on hold, need economic analysis

September 6, 2017

Research impact

  • Brady Lawrence, 2 papers submitted
  • Lucas Sass, 1 paper submitted
  • Gabryel Conley, INBRE 2nd place poster competition / student choice
  • Brian Aldrimk, ??? SURF thing...
  • Kyle McCain, INBRE 3rd place, HS transition trainee /

Misc. items

  • Fall schedule (any trips planned)
  • Travel, Sept. 20-27, Hydrocephalus Society, Kobe, Japan
  • Travel, Oct. 5, VR bash, Boise, ID
  • Travel, Oct. 11-14, BMES meeting
  • Travel, Oct. 18-20, INBRE conference, Wyoming
  • Travel, October 25-28, ASGSR [2]
  • Trave, Nov 11-12, Arizona, Neurosurgery

Grants and grant opportunities

Project updates

NASA Eye Biomechanics

  • Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – 4 operators, 5x?
  • Austin (3D ONS) - starting to write paper on methods
  • Abstracts submitted for ASGSR meeting Seattle!

CFD CSF biomechanics

  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - Working on Human full-spine model paper / NHP flow paper
  • Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs

Neurochi

  • Claire (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!) , Sept 28-29 experiments at Berkeley
  • Gabryel (3D brain) - working of full brain model
  • Brian (3D cortical SAS) - working on it (done by end of July)
  • Senior design pump team: working on new pump design

ALS MRI Biomarkers

  • Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 7 patients scanned, 10 controls, following up on all
  • Kyle / Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): analysis done for 3 patients and 3 controls?

CNS tissue motion (MSRTP)

  • Braden: paper on brain motion in CM drafted

Arachnoid trabeculae

  • Claire Majors to start PhD in BE in 2018
  • Biomechanical / biochemical characterization: obtained first brain model
  • Dr. Schiele constructing bi-axial tester
  • Reza (FEA modeling): need to make prototype model

Neurotouch

  • on hold, need economic analysis

July 6, 2017

Research impact

  • Mohammadreza Khani, 2nd place PhD student paper competition at SB3C!
  • Gabryel Conley, UG student paper competition finalist
  • Channel 2 news on NASA ISGC project

Misc. items

  • Summer schedule (any trips planned)
  • Travel, June 20-23, ASAP Long Island Meeting
  • Travel, JUne 26-27, Idaho UG research conference
  • Travel, July 31 - Aug 2, INBRE Moscow, ID
  • Travel, Aug 15-17, Atlanta NASA project meeting
  • Travel, Sept. 20-27, Hydrocephalus Society, Kobe, Japan
  • Travel, Oct. 11-14, BMES meeting
  • Travel, Oct. 18-20, INBRE conference, Wyoming
  • Travel, October 25-28, ASGSR [3]
  • Trave, Nov 11-12, Arizona, Neurosurgery

Grants and grant opportunities

Project updates

NASA Eye Biomechanics

  • Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – 4 operators, 5x?
  • Austin (3D ONS) - starting to write paper on methods
  • Abstracts submitted for ASGSR meeting Seattle!

CFD CSF biomechanics

  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - Working on Human full-spine model paper / NHP flow paper
  • Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs

Neurochi

  • Claire (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!) , Sept 28-29 experiments at Berkeley
  • Gabryel (3D brain) - working of full brain model
  • Brian (3D cortical SAS) - working on it (done by end of July)
  • Senior design pump team: working on new pump design

Neuroculus

  • Brian (software): new interactive model w/Oculus VR
  • Lucas / Austin: full brick of MRI Data
  • Joe: new interface with full brain and spine!!!

ALS MRI Biomarkers

  • Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 7 patients scanned, 10 controls, following up on all
  • Kyle / Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): analysis done for 3 patients and 3 controls?

CNS tissue motion (MSRTP)

  • Braden: paper on brain motion in CM drafted

Arachnoid trabeculae

  • Biomechanical / biochemical characterization: obtained first brain model
  • Dr. Schiele constructing bi-axial tester
  • Reza (FEA modeling): need to make prototype model

Neurotouch

  • on hold, need economic analysis


June 1, 2017

Research impact

  • Article on Bryn Martin ALS study [4]
  • Mohammadreza Khani paper in JBME! [5]

Misc. items

  • Summer schedule
  • Dr. Schiele BE 504/404 Biomech of hard and soft tissues
  • ASGSR seattle conference, October 25-28 [6]
  • 350 words / Austin and Jesse abstracts

Grants and grant opportunities

Project updates

NASA Eye Biomechanics

  • Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – training Archana / getting a lot more data from NASA
  • Austin (3D ONS) - abstract for seattle space meeting... / also NASA twin study results...

CFD CSF biomechanics

  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - Great new results for entire new model!
  • Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs

Neurochi

  • Lucas (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!)
  • Gabryel (3D brain) - get all together spine / brain / ventricles...do research on anatomy...
  • Claire (CSF pump) / Brian (CSF pump): finish prototype pump / start prototype model

Neuroculus

  • [7] running
  • Brian (software): email entire prototype
  • Lucas (model creation): done
  • Gabryel (model creation): brain w/ ALS study geometry
  • Joe: making interface

ALS MRI Biomarkers

  • Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 2 patients scanned?
  • Kyle / Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): get analysis done for subject 1

CNS tissue motion (MSRTP)

  • Braden: start background lit review / send citi training

Arachnoid trabeculae

  • Biomechanical / biochemical characterization: obtained first brain model
  • Dr. Schiele constructing bi-axial tester
  • Gabryel help with tissue analysis
  • Reza (FEA modeling): need to make prototype model

Neurotouch

  • on hold, need economic analysis


May 5, 2017

Research impact

  • Article on Christina Gibbs [8]
  • 3rd place Innovation Showcase UI, Neurotouch Team [9]
  • Mohammadreza Khani paper in JBME!

Misc. items

  • Summer schedule
  • Dr. Schiele BE 504/404 Biomech of hard and soft tissues
  • Information for New NIML Student Researchers
  • Bryn new baby girl! Rose Cordelia Martin
  • International Hydrocephalus Conference Abstracts: May 15
  • 250 words Are Monkeys Like Humans?: Comparison of intrathecal CSF dynamics across large mammalian species
  • 250 words Neurochi: A virtual reality model of the intrathecal and intracranial cerebrospinal fluid system

Grants and grant opportunities

Project updates

NASA Eye Biomechanics

  • Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – show results and train 1 more student
  • Austin (3D ONS) - abstract for seattle space meeting... / also NASA twin study results...

Hydrodynamic spine

  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - do the whole thing! / finish NHP paper on CSF dynamics
  • Lucas (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!)
  • Gabryel (3D brain) - get all together spine / brain / ventricles...do research on anatomy...
  • Claire (CSF pump) / Brian (CSF pump): finish prototype pump / start prototype model
  • Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs

Neuroculus

  • [10] running
  • Brian (software): email entire prototype
  • Lucas (model creation): done
  • Gabryel (model creation): brain...

ALS MRI Biomarkers

  • Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 2 patients scanned?
  • Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): get analysis done for subject 1
  • Mohammareza (assistance w/ data): help Tavara with flow assessment

Neurotouch

  • To be featured in UIdaho Innovation Showcase, www.uidaho.edu/innovationshowcase
  • To be featured on UIdaho facebook and instagram...

CNS tissue motion (MSRTP)

  • Braden: start background lit review

Arachnoid trabeculae

  • Biomechanical / biochemical characterization: getting BSL2 certification
  • Made lab safety manual
  • Reza (FEA modeling): need to make prototype model

Visualizing science

  • Casey (art) - make the sculpture / exhibit at Pritchard

April 7, 2017

Research impact

  • Austin Sass, OUR abstract
  • Stuart Sater, OUR abstract
  • Brian Aldrimk, OUR abstract
  • Bryn Martin, paper published [11]
  • Bryn Martin, paper published [12]
  • Bryn Martin, abstract submitted, CSF dynamics symposium [13]
  • Bryn Martin co-organizer for IHIWG meeting in Long Beach, April 27 and 28, 2017 [14]

Misc. items

  • Information for New NIML Student Researchers
  • UI interlibrary loan for journal articles [15]
  • May 2, 11-12:15 am Gritman MRI tour
  • April 11, 11-12:15 UI ISMaRT clinic Ultrasound Demonstration, College of Education 1st floor
  • New computers / monitors in common area / Access with UI login
  • UG student research symposium, April 24, 11-1:30pm

Grants and grant opportunities

Project updates

NASA Eye Biomechanics

  • Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – show results and train 1 more student
  • Austin (3D ONS) - show results with tool

Hydrodynamic spine

  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - do the whole thing! / finish NHP paper on CSF dynamics
  • Lucas (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!)
  • Gabryel (3D brain) - get all together spine / brain / ventricles...do research on anatomy...
  • Claire (CSF pump) / Brian (CSF pump): finish prototype pump / start prototype model
  • Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs

Neuroculus

  • [16] running
  • Brian (software): email entire prototype
  • Lucas (model creation): done
  • Gabryel (model creation): brain...

ALS MRI Biomarkers

  • Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 2 patients scanned?
  • Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): get analysis done for subject 1
  • Mohammareza (assistance w/ data): help Tavara with flow assessment

Neurotouch

  • To be featured in UIdaho Innovation Showcase, www.uidaho.edu/innovationshowcase
  • To be featured on UIdaho facebook and instagram...

CNS tissue motion (MSRTP)

  • Braden: start background lit review

Arachnoid trabeculae

  • Biomechanical / biochemical characterization: getting BSL2 certification
  • Made lab safety manual
  • Reza (FEA modeling): need to make prototype model

Visualizing science

  • Casey (art) - make the sculpture / exhibit at Pritchard

March 3, 2017

Research impact

  • Gabryel Conley, SB3C abstract
  • Mohammadreza, 1st paper, JBME, accepted with revisions

Misc. items

Grants and grant opportunities

Project updates

NASA Eye Biomechanics

  • Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – show results and train 1 more student
  • Austin (3D ONS) - show results with tool

Visualizing science

  • Casey (art) - make the sculpture / exhibit at Pritchard

Hydrodynamic spine

  • Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs
  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - do the whole thing! / finish NHP paper on CSF dynamics
  • Lucas (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!)
  • Gabryel (3D brain) - get all together spine / brain / ventricles...do research on anatomy...
  • Claire (CSF pump) / Brian (CSF pump): finish prototype pump / start prototype model

Neuroculus

  • Brian (software): email entire prototype
  • Lucas (model creation): done
  • Gabryel (model creation): brain...

ALS MRI Biomarkers

  • Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 2 patients scanned?
  • Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): get analysis done for subject 1
  • Mohammareza (assistance w/ data): help Tavara with flow assessment

Neurotouch

  • Christina: making prototype sensor...thursday 4pm, BE lounge design review

CNS tissue motion (MSRTP)

  • Braden: start background lit review

Arachnoid trabeculae

  • Biomechanical / biochemical characterization? need someone for this...
  • Reza (FEA modeling): need to look at initial model

February 3, 2017

Research impact

  • Lucas Sass, SB3C abstract
  • Mohammadreza, SB3C abstract
  • Mohammadreza, 1st paper, JBME, under review
  • Neuroculus tm, and domain www.neuroculus.com coming soon…
  • Visualizing science opening reception at Pritchard art gallery Feb 10th, 5 pm all invited!!!

Deadlines

  • SB3C conference UG abstracts Feb 13?
  • May 2, 11-12:15 am Gritman MRI tour

Misc. items

  • IRIC access / main / space usage / BEL 218 / safety first
  • Lab pictures needed for everyone…please send or I will put up a random picture for you!

Grants and grant opportunities

Project updates

NASA Eye Biomechanics

  • Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – need two volunteers to train on this…Stu?
  • Austin (3D ONS) - normalize data / re-assess...

Visualizing science

  • Casey (art) - make the sculpture / exhibit at Pritchard
  • Lucas (model) - nothing

Hydrodynamic spine

  • Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs
  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - human csf simulation independence study / finish NHP paper on CSF dynamics
  • Lucas (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together
  • Gabryel (3D brain) - reflect cerebellar cisterns...get all together...
  • Claire (CSF pump) / Brian (CSF pump): finish prototype pump / start prototype model

Neuroculus

  • Brian (software): email entire prototype
  • Lucas (model creation): done
  • Gabryel (model creation): brain...

ALS MRI Biomarkers

  • Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): enroll people / try to find more / let know they get MRIs
  • Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): get analysis done for subject 1
  • Mohammareza (assistance w/ data): help Tavara with flow assessment

Neurotouch

  • Christina: making prototype sensor...thursday 4pm, BE lounge design review

CNS tissue motion (MSRTP)

  • Braden: start background lit review

Arachnoid trabeculae

  • Biomechanical / biochemical characterization? need someone for this...
  • Reza (FEA modeling): need to look at initial model

December 1st lab meeting

Project reports and goals Gabryel – idealize ventricular brain model / vacation in Peru over December / grand challenges money? Tavara – matlab code to get pulse wave velocity in spine goal run through all data sets / grand challenges money? Lucas – VIP: brain and spine stuff / paper finish with Reza / start by next week on 3D print / make sure model is ready to go… ALS: MRI scan… Jesse – December 12: get parameters and analyze data for ON stuff Austin – do interpolation technique to get contrast at an ON cross-section


November lab meeting

Agenda

  • Grand challenges
  • OUR Grants…deadline for summer fellowships
  • Graduate student grants?
  • IRIC January 3, move over there
  • Spinaker spiking nneurons…
  • BEL 208
  • BE404 / 504 Medical Imaging

Projects Undergraduate projects Brain 3D fluid space model generation: Gabryel MRI-biomarkers of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Tavara Freeman, Lucas Sass CSF wave propagation velocity: Tavara Freeman, NeuroTouch: Mazen, Christina, Brendan (Bryn explains if other not present) Assessment of optic nerve sheath geometry in astronauts: Austin Sass

Graduate projects Assessment of optic nerve tortuosity in astronauts: Jesse Rohr Numerical modeling of intrathecal drug diffusion: Reza CSF system hydrodynamic simulator (VIP): Lucas CSF system virtual reality simulator: Brian Cleveley (Lucas explains if Brian is not present) Contrast-enhanced MR imaging of cerebrospinal fluid drug spread: Yuan Wang (Bryn explains if Yuan is not present)


July 28, 2016

Attendance

  • Rabijit Dutta
  • Lucas
  • Tavara
  • Josh
  • Mohammadreza
  • Sally

Agenda

  • Lab outing? August Monday?
  • August 13 last day in lab for summer students
  • Register for classes
  • Neural Engineering Class BE404

Presentation today: Rabijit Dutta – “Computational Lung and Pulmonary ventilation”


July 14, 2016

Agenda

Students Summer

  • Gabryel
  • Lucas
  • Violet
  • Tavara
  • Christina
  • Josh

www.niml.org webpage updates

Abstracts submitted International Society for Hydrocephalus and CSF Disorders

Papers in progress

  • Reza CFD modeling of CSF
  • Christina / CSF flow and geometry characterization in primates

Other announcements:

  • Grants? – Engineering Grand Challenges
  • Summer schedule, ends August 13
  • Fall semester BE 404: Biomechanics (Schiele) / Neural Engineering (Martin)
Presentations today:
  • M.S. student Lucas Sass, “Progress on building a hydrodynamic simulator for brain therapeutic development”
  • B.S. students Violet Gomm and Tavara Freeman, “Waveform analysis of CSF and arterial blood pressures in a rat spinal cord injury model”

Lab outing maybe on Monday… in August…


March 10, 2016

Agenda Internships… ISGC Neuromodulation meeting Las Vegas BMES / ASABE Undergraduate research proposal Project meetings Mohammadreza presentation


February 25, 2016

Agenda Lab outing → Casa Lopez on Monday? BMES / ASABE Undergraduate research proposal NASA Internship Project meetings Mohammadreza presentation


IMPORTANT: The Spring 2016 presentation schedule will be: Feb 11 Mohammadreza Feb 25 Amanda / Josh / Christina → 3d slicer / SPM12 Mar 10 Lucas / Marcello Mar 24 Mohammadreza Apr 14 Amanda / Josh / Christina Apr 28 Lucas / Marcello (Final presentation for course grade) May 12 Finals Week - no presentations

February 11, 2016

Agenda Lab outing → Casa Lopez on Monday? BMES / ASABE Undergraduate research proposal NASA Internship Project meetings Mohammadreza presentation


IMPORTANT: The Spring 2016 presentation schedule will be: Feb 11 Mohammadreza Feb 25 Amanda / Josh / Christina → 3d slicer / SPM12 Mar 10 Lucas / Marcello Mar 24 Mohammadreza Apr 14 Amanda / Josh / Christina Apr 28 Lucas / Marcello (Final presentation for course grade) May 12 Finals Week - no presentations


September 6, 2018

Research impact

  • Lucas Sass, Mohammadreza Khani CNS abstract presented
  • Bryn 1 paper submitted w/Mortazavi
  • Bryn new grant on Chiari malformation
  • Bryn project extension for NASA work

Misc. items

  • BMES UI group / bi-monthly / contact Gabryel (president)
  • Bryn travel Oct 17-23, Hydrocephalus meeting Bologna, Italy
  • HRP NASA January 22-25 travel planning
  • SB3C conference 2019, June 24-27
  • INW movement disorders conference tomorrow, spokane, want to go?
  • CTR-IN project director visit UI Sept. 13 AM

Grants and grant opportunities

Project updates

NASA Eye Biomechanics Group

  • Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – paper on methods
  • Austin and Stuart (3D ONS) - globe deformation code
  • Omolola - Eye phantom

CSF Filtration Group

  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - Filtration paper progress
  • Lucas Sass - model building progress
  • Elliott Marsden - pump building progress

CSF Drug Delivery Group

  • Elliott Marsden, magnetic nanoparticle project
  • Lucas / Omolola - update on human model (bryn body)

Neurochi Group

  • Gabryel (3D brain) - On Hold
  • ??? (in vitro model) - exp at Berkeley?
  • Kyle McCain - simulator game

ALS MRI Biomarkers Group

  • Jacob Romm - paper progress

Chiari group

  • Braden - paper on tonsil herniation re-submitted

TBI group

  • Gabryel conley - getting paper and protocol together

Neurotouch

  • on hold, need economic analysis

March 1, 2018

Research impact

  • Tavara Freeman Abstract submitted to WCB 2018
  • Gabryel Natividad Abstract submitted to WCB 2018
  • Lucas Sass Abstract submitted to WCB 2018
  • Stuart Sater / Austin Sass / Jesse Rohr / NASA HRP poster
  • Bryn 3 papers accepted

Misc. items

  • Winter schedule
  • Bryn travel Jan 21-24, NASA HRP
  • Bryn travel Feb 2-3, Neuroscience Center, LA
  • WCB travel planning

Grants and grant opportunities

Project updates

NASA Eye Biomechanics Group

  • Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – 4 operators, 5x?
  • Austin (3D ONS) - starting to write paper on methods
  • Posters submitted for HRP

CSF Filtration Group

  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - Working on Human full-spine model paper / NHP flow paper
  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - flow loop device simulations started
  • Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs
  • Need to hire student to help construct models

CSF Drug Delivery Group

  • Lucas Sass / Shevi - Exerimental model development

Neurochi Group

  • Gabryel (3D brain) - working of full brain model
  • ??? (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!) , Sept 28-29 experiments at Berkeley

ALS MRI Biomarkers Group

  • Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 7 patients scanned, 10 controls, following up on all
  • Kyle / Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): analysis done for 3 patients and 3 controls?

Chiari group

  • Braden: paper on brain motion in CM drafted

TBI group

  • Biomechanical / biochemical characterization: obtained first brain model
  • Dr. Schiele constructing bi-axial tester
  • Reza (FEA modeling): need to make prototype model

Neurotouch

  • on hold, need economic analysis



January 11, 2018

Research impact

  • Tavara Freeman Abstract submitted to WCB 2018
  • Gabryel Natividad Abstract submitted to WCB 2018
  • Lucas Sass Abstract submitted to WCB 2018
  • Stuart Sater / Austin Sass / Jesse Rohr / NASA HRP poster
  • Bryn 3 papers accepted

Misc. items

  • Winter schedule
  • Bryn travel Jan 21-24, NASA HRP
  • Bryn travel Feb 2-3, Neuroscience Center, LA
  • WCB travel planning

Grants and grant opportunities

Project updates

NASA Eye Biomechanics Group

  • Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – 4 operators, 5x?
  • Austin (3D ONS) - starting to write paper on methods
  • Posters submitted for HRP

CSF Filtration Group

  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - Working on Human full-spine model paper / NHP flow paper
  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - flow loop device simulations started
  • Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs
  • Need to hire student to help construct models

CSF Drug Delivery Group

  • Lucas Sass / Shevi - Exerimental model development

Neurochi Group

  • Gabryel (3D brain) - working of full brain model
  • ??? (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!) , Sept 28-29 experiments at Berkeley

ALS MRI Biomarkers Group

  • Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 7 patients scanned, 10 controls, following up on all
  • Kyle / Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): analysis done for 3 patients and 3 controls?

Chiari group

  • Braden: paper on brain motion in CM drafted

TBI group

  • Biomechanical / biochemical characterization: obtained first brain model
  • Dr. Schiele constructing bi-axial tester
  • Reza (FEA modeling): need to make prototype model

Neurotouch

  • on hold, need economic analysis


October 5, 2017

Research impact

  • Brady Lawrence, 2 papers rejected!
  • Lucas Sass, 1 paper published
  • Stuart Sater / Austin Sass / Jesse Rohr / ASGSR posters
  • Bryn Japan trip / Neurochi /

Misc. items

  • Fall schedule (any trips planned)
  • Travel, Oct. 5, VR bash, Boise, ID
  • Travel, Oct. 11-14, BMES meeting
  • Industry Visit, Oct. 16, IRIC 120 at 10:30 am!
  • Travel, Oct. 18-20, INBRE conference, Wyoming
  • Travel, October 25-28, ASGSR [17]
  • Trave, Nov 11-12, Arizona, Neurosurgery

Grants and grant opportunities

Project updates

NASA Eye Biomechanics

  • Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – 4 operators, 5x?
  • Austin (3D ONS) - starting to write paper on methods
  • Posters submitted for ASGSR meeting Seattle!

CFD / in vitro CSF biomechanics

  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - Working on Human full-spine model paper / NHP flow paper
  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - flow loop device simulations started
  • Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs
  • Need to hire student to help construct models

Neurochi

  • Claire (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!) , Sept 28-29 experiments at Berkeley
  • Gabryel (3D brain) - working of full brain model
  • Brian (3D cortical SAS) - working on it (done by end of July)
  • Senior design pump team: working on new pump design

ALS MRI Biomarkers

  • Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 7 patients scanned, 10 controls, following up on all
  • Kyle / Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): analysis done for 3 patients and 3 controls?

CNS tissue motion (MSRTP)

  • Braden: paper on brain motion in CM drafted

Arachnoid trabeculae

  • Biomechanical / biochemical characterization: obtained first brain model
  • Dr. Schiele constructing bi-axial tester
  • Reza (FEA modeling): need to make prototype model

Neurotouch

  • on hold, need economic analysis

September 6, 2017

Research impact

  • Brady Lawrence, 2 papers submitted
  • Lucas Sass, 1 paper submitted
  • Gabryel Conley, INBRE 2nd place poster competition / student choice
  • Brian Aldrimk, ??? SURF thing...
  • Kyle McCain, INBRE 3rd place, HS transition trainee /

Misc. items

  • Fall schedule (any trips planned)
  • Travel, Sept. 20-27, Hydrocephalus Society, Kobe, Japan
  • Travel, Oct. 5, VR bash, Boise, ID
  • Travel, Oct. 11-14, BMES meeting
  • Travel, Oct. 18-20, INBRE conference, Wyoming
  • Travel, October 25-28, ASGSR [18]
  • Trave, Nov 11-12, Arizona, Neurosurgery

Grants and grant opportunities

Project updates

NASA Eye Biomechanics

  • Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – 4 operators, 5x?
  • Austin (3D ONS) - starting to write paper on methods
  • Abstracts submitted for ASGSR meeting Seattle!

CFD CSF biomechanics

  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - Working on Human full-spine model paper / NHP flow paper
  • Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs

Neurochi

  • Claire (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!) , Sept 28-29 experiments at Berkeley
  • Gabryel (3D brain) - working of full brain model
  • Brian (3D cortical SAS) - working on it (done by end of July)
  • Senior design pump team: working on new pump design

ALS MRI Biomarkers

  • Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 7 patients scanned, 10 controls, following up on all
  • Kyle / Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): analysis done for 3 patients and 3 controls?

CNS tissue motion (MSRTP)

  • Braden: paper on brain motion in CM drafted

Arachnoid trabeculae

  • Claire Majors to start PhD in BE in 2018
  • Biomechanical / biochemical characterization: obtained first brain model
  • Dr. Schiele constructing bi-axial tester
  • Reza (FEA modeling): need to make prototype model

Neurotouch

  • on hold, need economic analysis

July 6, 2017

Research impact

  • Mohammadreza Khani, 2nd place PhD student paper competition at SB3C!
  • Gabryel Conley, UG student paper competition finalist
  • Channel 2 news on NASA ISGC project

Misc. items

  • Summer schedule (any trips planned)
  • Travel, June 20-23, ASAP Long Island Meeting
  • Travel, JUne 26-27, Idaho UG research conference
  • Travel, July 31 - Aug 2, INBRE Moscow, ID
  • Travel, Aug 15-17, Atlanta NASA project meeting
  • Travel, Sept. 20-27, Hydrocephalus Society, Kobe, Japan
  • Travel, Oct. 11-14, BMES meeting
  • Travel, Oct. 18-20, INBRE conference, Wyoming
  • Travel, October 25-28, ASGSR [19]
  • Trave, Nov 11-12, Arizona, Neurosurgery

Grants and grant opportunities

Project updates

NASA Eye Biomechanics

  • Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – 4 operators, 5x?
  • Austin (3D ONS) - starting to write paper on methods
  • Abstracts submitted for ASGSR meeting Seattle!

CFD CSF biomechanics

  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - Working on Human full-spine model paper / NHP flow paper
  • Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs

Neurochi

  • Claire (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!) , Sept 28-29 experiments at Berkeley
  • Gabryel (3D brain) - working of full brain model
  • Brian (3D cortical SAS) - working on it (done by end of July)
  • Senior design pump team: working on new pump design

Neuroculus

  • Brian (software): new interactive model w/Oculus VR
  • Lucas / Austin: full brick of MRI Data
  • Joe: new interface with full brain and spine!!!

ALS MRI Biomarkers

  • Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 7 patients scanned, 10 controls, following up on all
  • Kyle / Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): analysis done for 3 patients and 3 controls?

CNS tissue motion (MSRTP)

  • Braden: paper on brain motion in CM drafted

Arachnoid trabeculae

  • Biomechanical / biochemical characterization: obtained first brain model
  • Dr. Schiele constructing bi-axial tester
  • Reza (FEA modeling): need to make prototype model

Neurotouch

  • on hold, need economic analysis


June 1, 2017

Research impact

  • Article on Bryn Martin ALS study [20]
  • Mohammadreza Khani paper in JBME! [21]

Misc. items

  • Summer schedule
  • Dr. Schiele BE 504/404 Biomech of hard and soft tissues
  • ASGSR seattle conference, October 25-28 [22]
  • 350 words / Austin and Jesse abstracts

Grants and grant opportunities

Project updates

NASA Eye Biomechanics

  • Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – training Archana / getting a lot more data from NASA
  • Austin (3D ONS) - abstract for seattle space meeting... / also NASA twin study results...

CFD CSF biomechanics

  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - Great new results for entire new model!
  • Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs

Neurochi

  • Lucas (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!)
  • Gabryel (3D brain) - get all together spine / brain / ventricles...do research on anatomy...
  • Claire (CSF pump) / Brian (CSF pump): finish prototype pump / start prototype model

Neuroculus

  • [23] running
  • Brian (software): email entire prototype
  • Lucas (model creation): done
  • Gabryel (model creation): brain w/ ALS study geometry
  • Joe: making interface

ALS MRI Biomarkers

  • Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 2 patients scanned?
  • Kyle / Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): get analysis done for subject 1

CNS tissue motion (MSRTP)

  • Braden: start background lit review / send citi training

Arachnoid trabeculae

  • Biomechanical / biochemical characterization: obtained first brain model
  • Dr. Schiele constructing bi-axial tester
  • Gabryel help with tissue analysis
  • Reza (FEA modeling): need to make prototype model

Neurotouch

  • on hold, need economic analysis


May 5, 2017

Research impact

  • Article on Christina Gibbs [24]
  • 3rd place Innovation Showcase UI, Neurotouch Team [25]
  • Mohammadreza Khani paper in JBME!

Misc. items

  • Summer schedule
  • Dr. Schiele BE 504/404 Biomech of hard and soft tissues
  • Information for New NIML Student Researchers
  • Bryn new baby girl! Rose Cordelia Martin
  • International Hydrocephalus Conference Abstracts: May 15
  • 250 words Are Monkeys Like Humans?: Comparison of intrathecal CSF dynamics across large mammalian species
  • 250 words Neurochi: A virtual reality model of the intrathecal and intracranial cerebrospinal fluid system

Grants and grant opportunities

Project updates

NASA Eye Biomechanics

  • Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – show results and train 1 more student
  • Austin (3D ONS) - abstract for seattle space meeting... / also NASA twin study results...

Hydrodynamic spine

  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - do the whole thing! / finish NHP paper on CSF dynamics
  • Lucas (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!)
  • Gabryel (3D brain) - get all together spine / brain / ventricles...do research on anatomy...
  • Claire (CSF pump) / Brian (CSF pump): finish prototype pump / start prototype model
  • Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs

Neuroculus

  • [26] running
  • Brian (software): email entire prototype
  • Lucas (model creation): done
  • Gabryel (model creation): brain...

ALS MRI Biomarkers

  • Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 2 patients scanned?
  • Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): get analysis done for subject 1
  • Mohammareza (assistance w/ data): help Tavara with flow assessment

Neurotouch

  • To be featured in UIdaho Innovation Showcase, www.uidaho.edu/innovationshowcase
  • To be featured on UIdaho facebook and instagram...

CNS tissue motion (MSRTP)

  • Braden: start background lit review

Arachnoid trabeculae

  • Biomechanical / biochemical characterization: getting BSL2 certification
  • Made lab safety manual
  • Reza (FEA modeling): need to make prototype model

Visualizing science

  • Casey (art) - make the sculpture / exhibit at Pritchard

April 7, 2017

Research impact

  • Austin Sass, OUR abstract
  • Stuart Sater, OUR abstract
  • Brian Aldrimk, OUR abstract
  • Bryn Martin, paper published [27]
  • Bryn Martin, paper published [28]
  • Bryn Martin, abstract submitted, CSF dynamics symposium [29]
  • Bryn Martin co-organizer for IHIWG meeting in Long Beach, April 27 and 28, 2017 [30]

Misc. items

  • Information for New NIML Student Researchers
  • UI interlibrary loan for journal articles [31]
  • May 2, 11-12:15 am Gritman MRI tour
  • April 11, 11-12:15 UI ISMaRT clinic Ultrasound Demonstration, College of Education 1st floor
  • New computers / monitors in common area / Access with UI login
  • UG student research symposium, April 24, 11-1:30pm

Grants and grant opportunities

Project updates

NASA Eye Biomechanics

  • Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – show results and train 1 more student
  • Austin (3D ONS) - show results with tool

Hydrodynamic spine

  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - do the whole thing! / finish NHP paper on CSF dynamics
  • Lucas (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!)
  • Gabryel (3D brain) - get all together spine / brain / ventricles...do research on anatomy...
  • Claire (CSF pump) / Brian (CSF pump): finish prototype pump / start prototype model
  • Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs

Neuroculus

  • [32] running
  • Brian (software): email entire prototype
  • Lucas (model creation): done
  • Gabryel (model creation): brain...

ALS MRI Biomarkers

  • Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 2 patients scanned?
  • Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): get analysis done for subject 1
  • Mohammareza (assistance w/ data): help Tavara with flow assessment

Neurotouch

  • To be featured in UIdaho Innovation Showcase, www.uidaho.edu/innovationshowcase
  • To be featured on UIdaho facebook and instagram...

CNS tissue motion (MSRTP)

  • Braden: start background lit review

Arachnoid trabeculae

  • Biomechanical / biochemical characterization: getting BSL2 certification
  • Made lab safety manual
  • Reza (FEA modeling): need to make prototype model

Visualizing science

  • Casey (art) - make the sculpture / exhibit at Pritchard

March 3, 2017

Research impact

  • Gabryel Conley, SB3C abstract
  • Mohammadreza, 1st paper, JBME, accepted with revisions

Misc. items

Grants and grant opportunities

Project updates

NASA Eye Biomechanics

  • Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – show results and train 1 more student
  • Austin (3D ONS) - show results with tool

Visualizing science

  • Casey (art) - make the sculpture / exhibit at Pritchard

Hydrodynamic spine

  • Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs
  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - do the whole thing! / finish NHP paper on CSF dynamics
  • Lucas (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together (we need it!)
  • Gabryel (3D brain) - get all together spine / brain / ventricles...do research on anatomy...
  • Claire (CSF pump) / Brian (CSF pump): finish prototype pump / start prototype model

Neuroculus

  • Brian (software): email entire prototype
  • Lucas (model creation): done
  • Gabryel (model creation): brain...

ALS MRI Biomarkers

  • Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): 2 patients scanned?
  • Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): get analysis done for subject 1
  • Mohammareza (assistance w/ data): help Tavara with flow assessment

Neurotouch

  • Christina: making prototype sensor...thursday 4pm, BE lounge design review

CNS tissue motion (MSRTP)

  • Braden: start background lit review

Arachnoid trabeculae

  • Biomechanical / biochemical characterization? need someone for this...
  • Reza (FEA modeling): need to look at initial model

February 3, 2017

Research impact

  • Lucas Sass, SB3C abstract
  • Mohammadreza, SB3C abstract
  • Mohammadreza, 1st paper, JBME, under review
  • Neuroculus tm, and domain www.neuroculus.com coming soon…
  • Visualizing science opening reception at Pritchard art gallery Feb 10th, 5 pm all invited!!!

Deadlines

  • SB3C conference UG abstracts Feb 13?
  • May 2, 11-12:15 am Gritman MRI tour

Misc. items

  • IRIC access / main / space usage / BEL 218 / safety first
  • Lab pictures needed for everyone…please send or I will put up a random picture for you!

Grants and grant opportunities

Project updates

NASA Eye Biomechanics

  • Jesse (Optic nerve trajectory / reliability) – need two volunteers to train on this…Stu?
  • Austin (3D ONS) - normalize data / re-assess...

Visualizing science

  • Casey (art) - make the sculpture / exhibit at Pritchard
  • Lucas (model) - nothing

Hydrodynamic spine

  • Dr. Yuan Wu (contrast enhance MRI) - get results for all NHPs
  • Mohammadreza (CFD) - human csf simulation independence study / finish NHP paper on CSF dynamics
  • Lucas (in vitro model) - entire model prototype together
  • Gabryel (3D brain) - reflect cerebellar cisterns...get all together...
  • Claire (CSF pump) / Brian (CSF pump): finish prototype pump / start prototype model

Neuroculus

  • Brian (software): email entire prototype
  • Lucas (model creation): done
  • Gabryel (model creation): brain...

ALS MRI Biomarkers

  • Lucas (patient enrollment / MRI scheduling): enroll people / try to find more / let know they get MRIs
  • Tavara (quantification of CSF geometry and flow): get analysis done for subject 1
  • Mohammareza (assistance w/ data): help Tavara with flow assessment

Neurotouch

  • Christina: making prototype sensor...thursday 4pm, BE lounge design review

CNS tissue motion (MSRTP)

  • Braden: start background lit review

Arachnoid trabeculae

  • Biomechanical / biochemical characterization? need someone for this...
  • Reza (FEA modeling): need to look at initial model

December 1st lab meeting

Project reports and goals Gabryel – idealize ventricular brain model / vacation in Peru over December / grand challenges money? Tavara – matlab code to get pulse wave velocity in spine goal run through all data sets / grand challenges money? Lucas – VIP: brain and spine stuff / paper finish with Reza / start by next week on 3D print / make sure model is ready to go… ALS: MRI scan… Jesse – December 12: get parameters and analyze data for ON stuff Austin – do interpolation technique to get contrast at an ON cross-section


November lab meeting

Agenda

  • Grand challenges
  • OUR Grants…deadline for summer fellowships
  • Graduate student grants?
  • IRIC January 3, move over there
  • Spinaker spiking nneurons…
  • BEL 208
  • BE404 / 504 Medical Imaging

Projects Undergraduate projects Brain 3D fluid space model generation: Gabryel MRI-biomarkers of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Tavara Freeman, Lucas Sass CSF wave propagation velocity: Tavara Freeman, NeuroTouch: Mazen, Christina, Brendan (Bryn explains if other not present) Assessment of optic nerve sheath geometry in astronauts: Austin Sass

Graduate projects Assessment of optic nerve tortuosity in astronauts: Jesse Rohr Numerical modeling of intrathecal drug diffusion: Reza CSF system hydrodynamic simulator (VIP): Lucas CSF system virtual reality simulator: Brian Cleveley (Lucas explains if Brian is not present) Contrast-enhanced MR imaging of cerebrospinal fluid drug spread: Yuan Wang (Bryn explains if Yuan is not present)


July 28, 2016

Attendance

  • Rabijit Dutta
  • Lucas
  • Tavara
  • Josh
  • Mohammadreza
  • Sally

Agenda

  • Lab outing? August Monday?
  • August 13 last day in lab for summer students
  • Register for classes
  • Neural Engineering Class BE404

Presentation today: Rabijit Dutta – “Computational Lung and Pulmonary ventilation”


July 14, 2016

Agenda

Students Summer

  • Gabryel
  • Lucas
  • Violet
  • Tavara
  • Christina
  • Josh

www.niml.org webpage updates

Abstracts submitted International Society for Hydrocephalus and CSF Disorders

Papers in progress

  • Reza CFD modeling of CSF
  • Christina / CSF flow and geometry characterization in primates

Other announcements:

  • Grants? – Engineering Grand Challenges
  • Summer schedule, ends August 13
  • Fall semester BE 404: Biomechanics (Schiele) / Neural Engineering (Martin)
Presentations today:
  • M.S. student Lucas Sass, “Progress on building a hydrodynamic simulator for brain therapeutic development”
  • B.S. students Violet Gomm and Tavara Freeman, “Waveform analysis of CSF and arterial blood pressures in a rat spinal cord injury model”

Lab outing maybe on Monday… in August…


March 10, 2016

Agenda Internships… ISGC Neuromodulation meeting Las Vegas BMES / ASABE Undergraduate research proposal Project meetings Mohammadreza presentation


February 25, 2016

Agenda Lab outing → Casa Lopez on Monday? BMES / ASABE Undergraduate research proposal NASA Internship Project meetings Mohammadreza presentation


IMPORTANT: The Spring 2016 presentation schedule will be: Feb 11 Mohammadreza Feb 25 Amanda / Josh / Christina → 3d slicer / SPM12 Mar 10 Lucas / Marcello Mar 24 Mohammadreza Apr 14 Amanda / Josh / Christina Apr 28 Lucas / Marcello (Final presentation for course grade) May 12 Finals Week - no presentations

February 11, 2016

Agenda Lab outing → Casa Lopez on Monday? BMES / ASABE Undergraduate research proposal NASA Internship Project meetings Mohammadreza presentation


IMPORTANT: The Spring 2016 presentation schedule will be: Feb 11 Mohammadreza Feb 25 Amanda / Josh / Christina → 3d slicer / SPM12 Mar 10 Lucas / Marcello Mar 24 Mohammadreza Apr 14 Amanda / Josh / Christina Apr 28 Lucas / Marcello (Final presentation for course grade) May 12 Finals Week - no presentations