Erica Von Stein, MD

EDUCATION:

Internship: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA.  June 2018.                                                                                                                       

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.  May 2017.

Undergraduate:  Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.  Bachelor of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering.  May 2013.

RESEARCH & DESIGN:

Scholarly Pursuit Project: Mapping Epileptic Networks in Tuberous Sclerosis using ECoG. 2017.

Guggenheim Neurosurgery Research Fellowship: Began developing artificial neural networks for the PennBMBI: a neural prosthesis for unilateral facial palsy. 2014.

PRESENTATIONS & ABSTRACTS:

Von Stein, E.L., Palmese, S., Preston, S., Zhu, J., & Anderson, S. (April, 2013). Coffee Ring Diagnostics: a novel saliva-based point-of-care diagnostic tool for malaria Poster presented at: Rice University’s National Undergraduate Global Health Design Competition; Houston, TX, USA.

Von Stein, E.L., Prieto, E.M., & Guelcher, S.A. (October, 2011). In vitro osteoclast differentiation on mineralized bone particle/polyurethane composites. Poster presented at: 2011 International AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers) Annual Conference; Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Von Stein, E.L. (May, 2008). The inhibitory effects of taste on pain Poster presented at: 2008 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair; Atlanta, GA, USA.

AWARDS & HONORS:

Guggenheim Neurosurgery Research FellowshipSummer 2014.

Summa Cum Laude (Graduated Top 5% of  Vanderbilt’s Engineering Class).  May 2013.

Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship: 4-year full tuition merit scholarship in the School of Engineering.  2009-2013.