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Avis Cohen

Professor Emerita
2230 Biology-Psychology Building
College Park, MD 20742
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301 405 0069
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Cohen is the founder and former director of the Neuroscience and Cognitive Science Program at University of Maryland. She is collaborating on a robot controller for legged robots they hope will develop into a spinal cord prosthetic device for spinal cord injury patients. Cohen also works with the Telluride Workshop in Neuromorphic Engineering.

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bio-robotics for spinal cord injuries; nervous system; spinal cord regeneration; motor control

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Degrees: 
Ph.D Neuroscience Cornell University