FAU Health Network features our PD researchJun 08, 2023
“Did you know that Parkinson’s affects 1 in 500 people? It’s time to rewrite the narrative of Parkinson’s disease! At FAU Health Network, we’re on a mission to find a cure. Meet Dr. Ilknur Telkes, the brilliant engineer-scientist at FAU College of Medicine, who is leading groundbreaking research in Parkinson’s disease and deep brain stimulation. Her dedication and innovative work aim to optimize treatment strategies and pave the way for personalized tremor treatments. Let’s give a shout-out to amazing researchers like Dr. Telkes who are shaping the future of Parkinson’s care!”[FAU Health]
Telkes lab opens its doorsMay 22, 2023
Telkes Lab is opening its doors officially today. We are so excited to welcome our new lab members and grow together while developing new technologies to improve patients’ life.
Dr. Telkes featured on MASTERMINDS MagazineApr 29, 2023
The FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute (SNBI) MASTERMINDS Magazine featured Dr. Telkes and her ongoing research in chronic pain field in its recent edition.[Article]
Presenting at AANS Annual MeetingApr 21, 2023
Shelby Sabourin, an affiliate at Telkes lab, presented the team’s poster entitled “Spatial Mapping in Basal Ganglia using Phase-Amplitude Coupling” at the 2023 American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Meeting, Los Angeles.[Presentation]
Dr. Telkes featured on The NeuroCareers Podcast SeriesMar 19, 2023
Dr. Telkes joined the NeuroCareers Podcast Series as the guest of Dr. Milena Korostenskaja, Institute of Neuroapproaches and talked about the cutting-edge field of neuromodulation and neuroengineering for chronic pain treatment.[Podcast]
Invitation to Judge at the M.D. Research and Scholarship DayFeb 24, 2023
Dr. Telkes served as a Judge at the FAU Schmidt College of Medicine Medical Student Research and Scholarship Day. The annual Medical Student Research and Scholarship Day is an opportunity for the FAU Schmidt College of Medicine community to learn about the research and scholarly projects conducted by medical students.
Attending the FAU Teaching Academy Faculty Development ProgramFeb 03, 2023
Dr. Telkes attended the sessions of “Improving Inclusive Teaching and Assessing, Diagnosing” and “Teaching Struggling Learners” organized by FAU COM Teaching Academy.
FAU Biomedical Research & Technology Developments WorkshopJan 26, 2023
Dr. Telkes served on the organizing committee of the “FAU Biomedical Research and Technology Developments Workshop.” The workshop was a day of exploration, learning, and collaboration for our community! Our FAU experts from the Schmidt College of Medicine and College of Engineering and Computer Science provided an opportunity to closely discuss biomedical and technology research breaking points during the roundtable sessions.[Photos]
Talking at NANS 2023 Brain Session-3Jan 14, 2023
Dr. Telkes presented the abstract entitled “Identification of Resting-State EEG Markers in Patients with Chronic Pain Before Spinal Cord Stimulation Surgery” at the 26th NANS Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, NV.[Twitter post]
NANS 2023 Krishna Kumar Young Investigator Award Winner!Jan 13, 2023
Dr. Telkes has been awarded the prestigious 2023 Kumar Young Investigator Award for the submitted manuscript, “High-resolution Spinal Motor Mapping using Thoracic Spinal Cord Stimulation in Patients with Chronic Pain” by the North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS). Dr. Telkes presented her manuscript at the Plenary Session 2 at the 2023 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, NV.[LinkedIn post]
Pilitsis Lab ReunionJan 13, 2023
The current and former members of the Pilitsis lab came together at the NANS 2023 Annual Meeting.
Talking at NANS 2023 Brain Session-2Jan 13, 2023
Dr. Telkes presented the abstract entitled “Comparing Postoperative Spectral Features During Clinically Optimized Spinal Cord Stimulation in Two Representative Patients: Responder vs Non-Responder” at the 26th NANS Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, NV.[Twitter post]
Transcend Tomorrow: FAU the Campaign LaunchDec 07, 2022
Dr. Telkes together with Drs. Deepak Berwal and Tessa Harland from Pilitsis Lab gave a demonstration on wearable EEG setups and functional use of the electrophysical recordings in deep brain stimulation (DBS) treatment in Parkinson’s disease to support the FAU Health- collaborative endeavor brings together several of the University’s health, research and social science programs to create a dynamic and formidable force to solve tomorrow’s challenges today.[Article]
R00 Career Transition grant is approved by NIHSep 26, 2022
Dr. Telkes’s R00 Career Transition grant is approved by NIH. Congratulations to Dr. Telkes and the whole team.
Invited lecturer at BCI & Neurotech Masterclass Florida 1.0Sep 13, 2022
Dr. Telkes gave an invited talk entitled “Closing the Loop for Pain: Use of EEG” at the g.tec Medical Engineering BCI & Neurotech Masterclass – Florida Section. Researcher of Florida discussed their exciting R&D achievements and introduced their latest BCI applications.[gtec masterclass]
Manuscript selected to be highlighted under CNS Spotlight!Sep 01, 2022
Our manuscript entitled “High-Resolution Spinal Motor Mapping Using Thoracic Spinal Cord Stimulation in Patients with Chronic Pain” is selected as the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) Spotlight. Our study is the first to use a high-resolution spinal cord stimulation electrode, which is newly FDA approved, and perform medio-lateral spinal motor mapping in patients with chronic pain.[Manuscript]
Serving as a judge for the 2022 David A. Paulus, MD Poster SymposiumAug 05, 2022
Dr. Telkes served as a judge for the David A. Paulus, M.D. Annual Poster Symposium in conjunction with the Florida Medical Association (FMA) 2022 Annual Meeting.[FMA Meeting website]
Invited talk at Brain Research Society of TurkeyJun 28, 2022
Dr. Telkes gave an invited talk entitled “Decoding of Neural Signals and Clinical Applications in Neuromodulation Field” in the Young Investigator Seminar Series of Brain Research Society of Turkey.[Twitter post]
Completing year-long JFDP curriculumJun 15, 2022
Dr. Telkes successfully completed the Albany Medical College Junior Faculty Development Program (JFDP). JFDP is designed to enhance the academic and professional development of young faculty members into assistant professors in clinical and basic science departments through an intensive, year-long curriculum focused on research, teaching and leadership.[Albany Medical College webpage]
Basic Concepts of Spinal Cord Stimulation Understanding SCS Mechanisms of Action and TheoryMay 18, 2022
Dr. Telkes joined the NANS Education Committee Webinar Series as a panelist and talked about the basic Mechanisms of SCS and the electrophysiology underlying SCS.[Webinar recording]
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