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3 Engineers Walk into a Cocktail Party

3 Engineers Walk into a Cocktail Party

How do humans solve the “cocktail party problem,” through selective listening? And what happens when someone’s brain can’t cut out the clutter? These are the questions that a few biomedical engineer-neuroscientist hybrids at URMC are trying to answer.

Student Spotlight: Emily Isenstein

Student Spotlight: Emily Isenstein

​Emily Isenstein, a student in the Medical Scientist Training Program at URMC, is the 2019 recipient of the Child Neurology Foundation Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (NDD) Summer Research Scholarship.

Q&A with Manuel Gomez-Ramirez, Ph.D.

Q&A with Manuel Gomez-Ramirez, Ph.D.

This summer, Manuel Gomez-Ramirez arrived from Brown University to join UR as an assistant professor in the Departments of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Neuroscience.

Translating Fear

Translating Fear

URMC graduate student studies fear in nonhuman primates.

URMC Research Tool Unlocks Natural History of Batten Disease

URMC Research Tool Unlocks Natural History of Batten Disease

URMC researchers have compiled decades of patient data and developed a highly sensitive rating scale that has provided a detailed picture of Batten disease.