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This year’s symposium explores the rapidly growing field of neuromodulation and its various applications such as pain management. Speakers include leadership from Apexk, Axonics, Neuronoff, and Valencia Technologies. Current research in the field will be presented by principle investigators from Casa Colina Hospital and San Diego State University. In addition, KGI alumni and current Master of Business and Science students will present on their career goals and activities.
Raymond Cohen, CEO, Axonics Modulation Technologies Inc.
Manfred Franke, CEO, Nueronoff Inc.
David Tinjust, PhD, President and Founder, Apexk Inc.
Stacey Chambliss, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief of Clinical Trials, Valencia Technologies
Amy Zheng, PhD, Research Scientist, Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare
Presentation: Neurofeedback for Stroke Rehabilitation
Caroline Schnakers, PhD, Assistant Director, Research Institute, Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare
Presentation: Tdcs in post-stroke chronic aphasia: findings from a double blind randomized controlled study
Hakan Töreyin, Assistant Professor at San Diego State University
Erik Wehse, MBS ’21, Graduate Student, KGI
Presentation: Using WAVi’s neurological imaging device to analyze brain function pre and post regenerative TBI Therapy. Focus will be on treatment for Traumatic Brain injuries (TBIs) for analyzing potential onset of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE).
Atta Zahedi, MBS ’18, Engineer I, Edwards Lifesciences
Presentation: Alumni perspective on internship and early career in the medical devices industry