Bryan Howell
Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

My lab studies implantable and wearable devices for treating neurological impairment, namely with deep brain stimulation (DBS) and transcranial electrical stimulation (tES). Projects evolve through theoretical and preclinical stages of development, combining biophysical and dynamic causal modeling, medical imaging, and device prototyping, to test new concepts and strategies for these neurotechnologies. Noninvasive studies on tES are conducted in tissue phantoms and healthy human subjects in-house, and we collaborate with physicians to test new concepts in clinical populations.

Current Research Interests

  • Biophysical deconstruction of evoked potentials to subcallosal and subthalamic DBS.
  • Predictive modeling of DBS for targeting and parameter optimization.
  • Combinatorial and interferential strategies for tES.
  • Personalized, home-based administration of tES.

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