Daria N. Anderson, MS PhD Graduate Fellow

Dr. Daria Anderson completed her PhD in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Utah with a focus on identifying strategies to improve neural selectivity in deep brain stimulation. Daria is currently a postdoc for Dr. John Rolston in Neurosurgery and Dr. Karen Wilcox in Pharmacology and Toxicology, and she is interested in translational research focused on neuromodulation therapies for epilepsy in human and pre-clinical models. Using pre-surgical electrophysiological data and neuroimaging, her work aims to identify patient-specific neural circuits that may serve as more effective targets for neuromodulation therapy. She is also interested in uncovering functional and structural correlates to therapeutic outcomes through computational modeling approaches to enable future improvements in surgical therapies for refractory epilepsy.

University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT

Engineering Challenges to Incorporate Brain Circuits in Device Designs