Albany Med-Led Brain Mapping Research Showcased at International Workshop

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Some of the world’s top scientists, neurologists and neurosurgeons are convening this week at the eighth annual International Workshop on Advances in Electrocorticography, hosted by Albany Medical Center and the New York State Department of Health’s Wadsworth Center in Chicago, IL. Dr. Ritaccio and Gerwin Schalk, Ph.D., associate professor of neurology at Albany Medical College and research scientist at the Wadsworth Center, are currently leading an international academic partnership to create a research lab in Italy modeled after the brain computer interface (BCI) lab at Albany Med/Wadsworth through a three-million euro ($3.7 million) grant from the European Union.


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Albany Med professor named Fulbright scholar
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
An Albany Medical College professor has been named a Fulbright scholar for his role in the development of brain mapping techniques in the United States and Italy. Since 2012, Dr. Anthony Ritaccio has worked with Dr. Gerwin Schalk to oversee an international partnership to create a brain-computer interface (BCI) lab in southern Italy.
Our Brain Mapping Research Showcased at International Workshop
Friday, November 14, 2014
Dr. Ritaccio and Gerwin Schalk, Ph.D., associate professor of neurology at Albany Medical College and research scientist at the Wadsworth Center, are conducting BCI research funded by a multi-million dollar grant from the United States Department of Defense, and are currently leading an international academic partnership to create a research lab in Italy modeled after the BCI lab at Albany Med/Wadsworth through a three-million euro ($3.7 million) grant from the European Union.
Albany Med Brain Mapping Research Showcased at International Gathering
Friday, March 28, 2014
Albany Medical College and the New York State Department of Health’s Wadsworth Center last week hosted some of the world’s top scientists, neurologists and neurosurgeons at an international conference in Berlin, Germany on mapping electrical activity in the brain.
Merging Minds with Machines
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
This is a press release by Albany Medical College. Supported by a multi-million dollar grant from the European Union, Dr. Schalk and his collaborator Dr. Ritaccio from Albany Medical College will lead an international academic partnership to create a research lab in Italy that may someday help those who are paralyzed or disabled communicate with computers and prosthetic devices using only their thoughts.
Albany Med Brain Research Featured at American Museum of Natural History
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
This press release by Albany Medical College describes our collaborative studies with Albany Medical College and the resulting exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History.
Fast, Accurate Method for Communicating Using Brain Waves
Tuesday, December 29, 2009
Press release, Albany Medical Center. Highlights our work on ECoG-based spelling at rates of more than 20 characters per minute. This press release prompted an article in the Albany Times Union.
Albany Medical College Team Develops Unique Real-Time Brain Mapping System
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
This press release from Albany Medical College highlights our novel brain mapping system and Dr. Schalk's leading role in this project. This press release prompted an article in the Albany Times Union.
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