[robotics-worldwide] [news] CFP - Symposium on Neuromodulation-based Approaches for Neural Rehabilitation - NEUROMOD 2015

Stefano Piazza stefano.piazza at csic.es
Wed Aug 26 02:48:44 PDT 2015


Apologies for multiple postings
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*CALL FOR PAPERS*
“Symposium on Neuromodulation-based Approaches for Neural Rehabilitation -
NEUROMOD 2015”
http://www.neurotechnix.org/neuromod.aspx
In conjunction with the Neurotechnix conference, November 16-17, 2015,
Lisbon.

*IMPORTANT DATES:*
Paper Submission: September 10, 2015
Authors Notification: September 25, 2015
Camera Ready and Registration: October 6, 2015

*DETAILS:*
Neuromodulation is a rapidly-growing field, encompassing the application of
targeted electrical/chemical/biological stimuli to the nervous system in
order to improve function and quality of life. At present, an increasing
number of implantable and non-invasive techniques are being proposed and
made available to the clinicians, to stimulate CNS plasticity and foster
recovery from motor, neurological and psychiatric disorders. Advancing in
the field of neuromodulation represents challenges to build accurate
neurophysiological models, understanding mechanisms of neuromodulation at
cellular and systems levels, defining optimal engineering methodologies,
and developing clinical application to treat patients. This session
provides an opportunity for researchers/engineers/clinicians to present and
discuss novel neurorehabilitation paradigms based on neuromodulation
targeted at the spinal and/or supraspinal level. Top quality papers at
NEUROMOD will be eligible for inclusion in the post-congress IOP journal of
best papers or even for the best-paper award to be presented at the main
congress, NEUROTECHNIX.


*SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:*Authors should submit either a complete paper or an
extended abstract in English, carefully checked for correct grammar and
spelling, in any of the topics listed above. Instructions for preparing the
manuscript (in Word and Latex formats) are available at the website

*ORGANIZERS*:
Stefano Piazza, Neural Rehabilitation Group, CSIC, Spain
Jaime Ibáñez, Neural Rehabilitation Group, CSIC, Spain
Julian Taylor, HNP Toledo, Spain and Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research,
United Kingdom
Stefano Piazza


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