Dennis Barbour

Dennis Barbour

Associate Professor Director of Masters Studies

Biomedical Engineering

  • Phone314-935-7548
  • OfficeWhitaker Hall, Room 200E

Education

MD, Johns Hopkins University, 2003
PhD, Johns Hopkins University, 2003
BEE, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1995

Expertise

Conducts brain-computer interface research to rewire brains & recover lost function from stroke

Research

Dennis Barbour’s research interests include auditory processing, cognitive neuroscience, machine learning and medical informatics. Most recently he has developed new machine learning methods for rapidly and thoroughly evaluating perception and cognition. These new tests are not only useful for exploring normal nervous system function, but also for diagnosing disorders. The principles contributing to these successful diagnostics may also lead to effective neurotherapeutics, alone or when coupled with drug or device therapies.

Biography

Prior to joining the faculty at Washington University in St. Louis in 2004, Barbour was a Research Associate at the Salk Institute for Biological Sciences.

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