News

October 19, 2022

Dr. Grill Wins NANS Clinical and Basic Science/Engineering Innovator Award

"Professor Grill's work has contributed greatly to the advancement of the field"

September 16, 2022

Congratulations, Kay!

Congrats to Kay Palopoli for receiving a 2022 Trainee Professional Development Award from the SFN!

September 6, 2022

Congrats to Minhaj Hussain

Congrats to Minhaj Hussain for winning Poster Prize at the Whitaker Neuroengineering Meeting in Cambridge, England

July 13, 2022

Grill Team Wins Competitive Neuromod Prize

The Grill team is one of eight to win the first phase of this prestigious Neuromod Prize competition.

July 11, 2022

Grill Elected to IAMBE College of Fellows

Distinction recognizes outstanding contributions to the profession of medical and biological engineering

July 5, 2022

Brain Stimulation Journal's Most Cited List

Two of the top five most cited papers in Brain Stimulation over the the past 3 years are from the Grill Lab! (Huffman et al., 2019; Aberra et al., 2020)

March 28, 2022

PRIDE Foundational Training with Duke's Center for Sexual & Gender Diversity

We aim to provide an inclusive climate for students, staff, and faculty with marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.

March 8, 2022

Grill Lab Outing

At the Nasher Museum of Art we immersed ourselves in visual art to develop our powers of observation and description.

February 3, 2022

~Four~ Grill Lab papers make Neuromodec's list of most impactful neuromodulation articles for 2021

The selected papers spanned topics of VNS, TMS and DBS and were authored by WJ Huffman, AS Aberra, B Wang, C Yu, IR Cassar, J Sambangi, and WM Grill.

January 21, 2022

The Grill Lab discusses Actions for an Inclusive Work Environment

The Grill Lab had a session with Pamela Bivens, Duke Office of Institutional Equity, to discuss Actions for an Inclusive Work Environment.

January 5, 2022

Publication uses models to harmonize differing views of mechanism behind intracortical microstimulation

Congratulations to Karthik Kumaravelu on publication of his analysis of intracortical microstimulation.

December 21, 2021

Congratulations Dr. Gilbert!

John Gilbert successfully defended his PhD. His research advanced our understanding of the mechanisms of action of spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain.

October 29, 2021

Grill Lab Members Participate in DuWell Wellness Session

Session was Lead by QuiAnne’ Holmes from DuWell. We focused on dimensions of wellness and campus resources/support available to students and staff.

September 13, 2021

SPARC Team Featured on Community Spotlight

We are using computers to simulate, optimize, and understand neural responses to electrical signals to treat disease.

September 8, 2021

‘ASCENT’ Makes it Easier to Study Electrical Stimulation of Nerves

ASCENT automates the complex process of modeling stimulation for individual-specific nerves with custom cuff electrodes and electrical waveforms

August 31, 2021

New paper characterizing a novel model of detrusor under activity / underactive bladder

Work led by Duke BME Research Scientist Eric Gonzalez, PhD

August 27, 2021

Publication of our work on chronic monitoring of awake, behaving bladder and bowel function.

Capability developed by and study led by Duke BME Sr Research Scientist Chris Langdale, in collaboration with the team from Galvani Bioelectronics.

August 17, 2021

Grill Featured on Get Healthy 360 Podcast

Get Healthy 360 is a podcast with Kris Ferguson

May 26, 2021

Dr. Grill featured on Neural Implant Podcast

This podcast's purpose is to bring together the field of neuroprosthetics in an understandable conversation about current topics and breakthroughs.

April 28, 2021

Using a fixed amplitude threshold can generate misleading changes in measures of burst dynamics

Fixed amplitude threshold can generate misleading changes in measures of burst dynamics

April 16, 2021

Lab Member Receives National Goldwater Scholar

Grace Dessert, an undergrad research assistant in the Grill Lab, was Nominated for the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

April 13, 2021

Control of colonic motility

Fundamental studies to advance the science of sacral nerve stimulation for treatment of fecal incontinence and constipation

March 3, 2021

Non-monotonic kilohertz frequency neural block thresholds arise from amplitude- and frequency-dependent charge imbalance

Non-monotonic kilohertz frequency neural block thresholds arise from amplitude- and frequency-dependent charge imbalance

February 9, 2021

Effects of intravesical prostaglandin E2 on bladder function are preserved in capsaicin-desensitized rats

Results from experiments led by James Hokanson provide new insights into mechanisms of overactive bladder.

January 11, 2021

State-dependent bioelectronic interface to control bladder function

We describe differential bioelectronic control of bladder function, with different parameters to produce continence and emptying

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