Prof Elizabeth Hillman wins BRAIN Initiative grant for high speed microscopy technique

Loading video…VIDEO: This entire image volume was acquired in 0.1 seconds. Red shows glutamatergic neurons while green is a fluorescent reporter of neural activity in mature neurons. view more Credit: Elizabeth Hillman, Columbia Engineering, in collaboration with David Schoppik & Marie Greaney, with fish developed by Abhinav Gramma. Elizabeth Hillman, associate professor of biomedical engineering at Columbia Engineering and of radiology at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), has received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) BRAIN Initiative grant, the first awarded to Columbia Engineering. The $1.83 million three-year grant, part of the White House’s Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative, will support her work on SCAPE, a high-speed 3D microscope that she has developed for imaging the living brain. “We are thrilled to receive this award from the NIH,”…


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