University of Minnesota Center for Neuroengineering


David Darrow, MD, neurosurgery resident at U and his collaborator Prof. Netoff are trying to use electrical signals to stimulate damaged nerve cells and allow voluntary movement in patients with spinal cord injury. Read the full article here.

The director of the Institute of Engineering and Medicine, John Bischof, and the director of the Center for Translational Neuroscience, Harry Orr, have named CNE faculty member Tay Netoff as the next director for CNE.  Tay Netoff is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and has been a member of CNE since its inception.


Upcoming Events

Society for Neuroscience Conference (SFN), November 3-7, 2018 in San Diego, CA.

IEEE Neural Engineering Conference, March 20-23, 2019 in San Fransisco, CA. 

Design of Medical Devices Conference (DMD), April 15, 16-18, 2019 in Minneapolis, MN.

Neuromodulation Symposium, April 18-19, 2019 in Minneapolis, MN.


About CNE

The Center for Neuroengineering is a campus-wide research center to promote interdisciplinary research and training in the field of neuroengineering. Participating faculty come from various departments and colleges including biomedical sciences and engineering and physical sciences.

The mission of the Center for Neuroengineering is to advance neuroengineering research, foster collaborations between neuroscience and engineering faculty at the University of Minnesota and with industrial partners, and training of the next generation of leaders in this exciting field.