Welcome to ABNEL!
Research in the Advanced Biosystems for Neuroengineering Laboratory (ABNEL) focuses on neural engineering and the interface between neurons and surrounding tissues. Specifically ABNEL develops novel and transformative devices, biomaterials, and biophysical-based therapies for this aims. Current work centers on the gut, heart, and central/peripheral nervous system.
Please feel free to also visit our sister lab Laboratory for Neuromodulation and Neuromuscular Repair (LNNR)
ABNEL was awarded a patent titled: Fluidic Device and Method of Assembling SAME. https://patents.justia.com/patent/20190083979
Francesco Fontana joined the lab as a visiting scholar over the winter from Italy and conducted experiments in magnetism on cells. He will hopefully defend his thesis in the coming months. Good luck Francesco!