Dr. Weir’s Biomechatronics Development Laboratory has had a very successful year with noteworthy accomplishments of four US patents (link) and 11 (link) publications (one in Nature Biomed. Eng.) as well as a multitude of grant awards totaling $4,660,729. Postdoctoral Fellow Arjun Fontaine, PhD, Dr. Weir’s first PhD students from the very first cohort of BIOE PhD students in 2010, has been awarded an NIH R21 to study Optogenetic Vagus Nerve Stimulation in patients with PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). Dr. Weir was also an advisor to several undergraduate and graduate students. Read more here.
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