Albany Researchers Develop Brain-Computer Lab in Italy

Sunday, October 25, 2015
When a brain-computer interface laboratory opens early next month at the Neuromed Institute in southern Italy, it will launch from a platform built in Albany. The Italian neurosurgical hospital's new Polo di Innovazione Cyber Brain Labs is modeled after laboratories at Albany Medical Center and the state Health Department's Wadsworth Center, led by Dr. Anthony Ritaccio and Gerwin Schalk, respectively.

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Great Local Minds of the Capital Region
Monday, October 26, 2015
Here are just 10 of the smartest people whose creative thought has made an impact beyond our region. Along with fellow scientist Jonathan Wolpaw, Gerwin Schalk and his work at the Wadsworth Center in Albany has been recognized by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The two scientists have been researching new ways to restore function in people with spinal cord injuries, stroke or other neural disorders.
NY state lab hosts new NIH-supported center for adaptive technologies
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
The state Health Department’s Wadsworth Center laboratories are now home to a one-of-its-kind National Center for Adaptive Neurotechnologies. The designation recognizes work done at Wadsworth for more than 30 years under Dr. Jonathan R. Wolpaw and Dr. Gerwin Schalk.
Health groups to share assets
Monday, September 30, 2013
Nine upstate academic, medical and high-tech institutions have agreed to collaborate on research to seek understanding and cures to a variety of diseases, the organizations' leaders announced at Albany Medical Center. This article in the Times Union discusses this collaboration, and mentions Dr. Schalk's role in it.
Technique maps brain in a snap
Saturday, October 3, 2009
This article in the Times Union describes our collaborative work with Albany Medical College on a new functional brain mapping technique.
Breaking the silence, courtesy of the mind
Wednesday, November 30, 2005
This article in the Times Union summarizes our work on brain-computer interfaces.
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