November 2017

Congratulations to XT Wang, Lee Baugh, Ryan Reed and Kelene Fercho on their latest fMRI paper in Appetite.

Lee Baugh and Kelene Fercho visited the Black Hills Stroke Support group to talk about post-stroke fatigue.

Kami Pearson, Lee Baugh, Gina Forster, Jamie Scholl, Kelene Fercho, Kathleen Brown-Rice, Seth Olson and Amy Schweinle presented posters on their fMRI research at the Society for Neuroscience Conference in Washington, D.C.

October 2017

Congratulations to Gina Forster, Jamie Scholl, Kelene Fercho, Lee Baugh, Kami Pearson, Kathleen Brown-Rice, Seth Olson, and Amy Schweinle on their recent fMRI publication.

Lee Baugh and Kelene Fercho recently attended the New Mexico Clinical Neurostimulation Conference at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque and presented a poster on their translational stroke research.

Kelene Fercho attended the National Center of Neuromodulation for Rehabilitation Level 1 Workshop at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina and trained with TMS and tDCS for clinical and basic research.

Members of the Human Functional Imaging Core attended the Great Plains IDeA-CTR Annual Scientific Meeting at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska.

September 2017

Congratulations to Lee Baugh and Gina Forster on their recent National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation grant to support the purchase of transcranial magnetic stimulation for the Human Functional Imaging Core.

August 2017

Congratulations to Lee Baugh and Kelene Fercho for receiving travel awards to attend the National Institutes of Health-sponsored Clinical Neurostimulation Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico in October.

The Human Functional Imaging Core had an excellent turnout this year at the 2017 CBBRe Annual Neurobehavioral Research Symposium. Congratulations to USD investigators Chesney Arend, Taylor Bosch, Kami Pearson, X.T. Wang, Tim Hannah, Lee Baugh, Kelene Fercho, Jamie Scholl, Gina Forster, Elizabeth Hanson, Eric Burnison, Austin Rallis, Amy Schweinle and Seth Olson for their excellent presentations at the poster session. USD faculty members Lee Baugh, Gina Forster and Kathleen-Brown Rice presented on results from their recent EEG and fMRI projects. Kelene Fercho was awarded first place in the research staff/postdoctoral fellow/graduate student division of the poster competition for her work on brain-computer interfaces.

July 2017

Congratulations to Kelene Fercho on her selection to participate in the second National Institutes of Health-sponsored Summer School in Adaptive Neurotechnologies at the Wadsworth Center in Albany, New York. The course took place over three weeks in July.

June 2017

Congratulations to Gina Forster on her five-year grant for $3.4 million to study genetic and environmental influences in post-traumatic stress disorder. The Human Functional Imaging Core is glad to support Dr. Forster with her fMRI research.

Several USD students, faculty and staff presented on their fMRI and EEG research projects at the 2017 Central Region IDeA Meeting and the 2017 Eastern South Dakota Research Symposium. Congratulations to Gina Forster, Lee Baugh, Kelene Fercho, Taylor Bosch, Erik Burnison, Amanda Johnson, Kathleen Brown-Rice, Tim Hanna, Elizabeth Hanson, Sara Niederbaumer, Bikash KC, Cami Brenner and Kami Pearson on their excellent presentations.

May 2017

Congratulations to Kory Zimney for being recognized as giving one of the top five presentations at the Pain Science in Motion Colloquium in Stockholm, Sweden.

Kelene Fercho, Taylor Bosch, Sara Niederbaumer, Cami Brenner and Lee Baugh recently presented on an EEG study at the Neural Control of Movement Conference in Dublin, Ireland.

April 2017

Amanda Johnson, Kelene Fercho, Lee Baugh and Kathleen Brown-Rice recently presented on an fMRI study at the Collaborative Research Center for American Indian Health Fifth Annual Summit Conference in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

March 2017

Kory Zimney, Lee Baugh and Kelene Fercho recently presented on an fMRI study at the second Pain Science in Motion Colloquium in Stockholm, Sweden.

Lee Baugh, director of the Human Functional Imaging Core, gave a lecture on the neuroscience behind synesthesia and other sensory experiences at the Sound, Color, Shape Interdisciplinary Symposium at USD.

The Human Functional Imaging Core recently presented on EEG and brain-computer interface research to high school students for Scrubs Camp, and to the Communication Sciences & Disorders and Human Factors Psychology graduate programs.

January 2017

Congratulations to Raluca Simons, Jeffrey Simons, Dawne Olson, Lee Baugh and Gina Forster on their recent fMRI publication.

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November 2016

Several USD researchers and students presented posters at the 2016 Society for Neuroscience Conference in San Diego, California. Congratulations to Kami Pearson, Erik Burnison, Jamie Scholl, Kathleen Brown-Rice, Amy Schweinle, Seth Olson, Dawne Olson, Gina Forster, Lee Baugh, Kelene Fercho and Elizabeth Hanson for their EEG and fMRI research achievements.

October 2016

Lee Baugh, director of the Human Functional Imaging Core, presented and held a question-and-answer session with the Black Hills Stroke Support Group in Rapid City, South Dakota.

September 2016

Kelene Fercho, Doug Peterson and Lee Baugh presented on an EEG study at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society International Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

August 2016

The Human Functional Imaging Core will be presenting a poster at the annual CBBRe Research Symposium on August 16-17 at the Muenster University Center Ballroom, University of South Dakota.

May 2016

Congratulations to Kelene Fercho and Lee Baugh on their recent publication in Experimental Brain Research.

April 2016

A functional MRI study conducted by the Human Functional Imaging Core was highlighted during the faculty keynote address at the 2016 IdeaFest research event. Congratulations to Lee Baugh and Kathleen Brown-Rice on a great talk.

The new research participant waiting and testing rooms are now available. Please contact us at neurocore@usd.edu if you have interest in using the new rooms for an upcoming study.

March 2016

The Neuro Core has a new 24 Channel Wireless EEG Headset (B-Alert X24 EEG System) available to Core users. This system comes with software for monitoring participant workload, cognitive engagement and heart rate.

February 2016

The director of the Human Functional Imaging Core, Lee Baugh, was interviewed by KCAU TV in Sioux City for a story on synesthesia.

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