The astounding capabilities of the human nervous system are derived from interactions between the 100 billion neurons in our brains. Understanding such a complex system requires a multidisciplinary effort, including basic scientists studying animal models, engineers and mathematicians building theoretical models, and clinicians treating disorders of the brain.
Our research uses computational techniques to study information processing in the human brain as well as disorders that disrupt neurological function, such as epilepsy. We have expertise in signal processing of neural data (EEG, ECoG, LFP, and single unit) and simulation of complex systems using computational models. Our work is greatly strengthened through collaboration with physicians at the UCLA Medical Center, UC Irvine Medical Center, and Children’s Hospital Orange County (CHOC). Overall, our mission is to improve understanding of the processes of the human brain to facilitate advancement of the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
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