Lecture on Parkinson’s research to be presented March 30

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2012-03-15
Dr. Tim Gilmour, lecture at Huntington University, a Christian collegeHUNTINGTON, Ind. — A lecture on the “Brain Cell Transplant and Signal Analysis for Parkinson’s Disease” will be presented by Dr. Tim Gilmour at 4 p.m. March 30 in Hiner Hall of the Science Hall at Huntington University. The seminar is part of the Gerald D. Smith Lecture Series in the Natural and Mathematical Sciences, and is free and open to the public.

Gilmour recently completed a Ph.D. with the Pennsylvania State University Electrical Engineering Department and the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Neurology Department. His research focuses on electrical abnormalities in the brain in Parkinson’s Disease, the effect of cell transplants on Parkinson's Disease electrophysiology and the application of novel signal processing methods for neuronal recordings. 
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).  
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