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Perot Museum Social Science
Research Update
New Technology to Treat Spinal Cord Injuries

Earlier this month, TxBDC researchers met with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to discuss a new wireless implantable vagus nerve stimulator, developed with the support of the W.W. Caruth, Jr. Foundation Fund at Communities Foundation of Texas.

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Dr. Rob Rennaker
Community Events
Students Learn About Neuroplasticity Through Video Game

Students, educators and families from all over DFW attended Engineer's Week at the Perot Museum February 20-25. Visitors enjoyed interactive demonstrations, experiments, and gallery experiences with professional engineers and educators. TxBDC was there with Neurotriage Goggles and a video game that helps explain Targeted Plasticity Therapy.

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Perot Museum Social Science
Save the Date
Social Science Night at the Perot

Join us Friday, April 28th at 7:15 p.m. at the Perot Museum for an exclusive talk with Dr. Seth Hays. Get a sneak peek at our current research and experience hands-on demonstrations. Signature drinks and eclectic food by Wolfgang Puck will be served. Tickets are $15 for members, $25 for non-members and sell out fast. Purchase online at perotmuseum.org/ss.

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Recent Publications

March, 2017
Parametric characterization of neural activity in the locus coeruleus in response to vagus nerve stimulation

January 30, 2017
Retinal Architecture and Melanopsin-Mediated Pupillary Response Characteristics: A Putative Pathophysiologic Signature for the Retino-Hypothalamic Tract in Multiple Sclerosis

January 11, 2017
Temporal plasticity in auditory cortex improves neural discrimination of speech sounds

January 1, 2017
Median and ulnar nerve injuries reduce volitional forelimb strength in rats

Design and demonstration of an intracortical probe technology with tunable modulus

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