Biography

Dr. Disha Gupta is an instructor in Neuroscience at the Brain Mind Research Inst. Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University; and at the Early Brain Injury and Recovery Program at Burke Medical Research Institute, NY. Dr. Gupta received her B.E. (2002) in Electrical Engineering from Punjab Engineering College, Punjab University, India; and an MS (2005) in information communication and system security, from the Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. She was a Master's scholar at Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits, Germany and a PhD scholar (2005-09) at University of Southampton, UK. These were followed by postdoctoral research at Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior, Radboud University (2009-10); at Wadsworth Brain Computer Interfacing Labs, NY State Dept. of Health and Dept. of Neurology, Albany Medical College, NY (2010-13); and at Burke Medical Research Inst. (2013-14). Currently, as a CTSC grant recipient, she has been developing BCI interventions in Autism. As a Goldsmith Fellow she is pursuing research on neuromodulation for motor function rehab in children with brain injury. In the capacity of a visiting scientist at Helen Hayes Hospital, she is leading neurophysiology research in patients with traumatic brain injury and coma.