"What can neurosensory assessments tell us?" with speaker Mark Tommerdahl, PhD

March 3, 2020 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Hock Plaza Auditorium, 2424 Erwin Road, Ground Level

Duke Center for Autism Seminar Series

"What can neurosensory assessments tell us?"

Mark Tommerdahl, PhD

Associate Professor, Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University

President and Co-founder, Cortical Metrics

"For the past 15 years, we have been developing tactile based neurosensory assessments and the technology to support their utilization in both research and clinical environments. The methods - delivered with a device called the Brain Gauge - have proven to be useful for researching a broad spectrum of neurological disorders and parallel outcomes observed from animal models. Metrics that are sensitive to mechanisms such as lateral inhibition and feed-forward inhibition can be obtained, and some of these have demonstrated particular sensitivity to autism."

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