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George K. Shoane
Address: 599 Taylor Road
  Piscataway, NJ 08854
Room: BME-306
Phone: 848-445-6583
Email: shoane AT rci.rutgers.edu
 
Our laboratory investigates the neural and motor processes of oculomotor control. We have been exploring the complex interactions that control one`s ability to focus and converge the eyes,which have important implications for the remediation of visual motor deficits. We have developed a theory of myopia which predicts the effect of a change in visual optics on neurochemical transmission and scleral tissue growth. We have also been studying the coordinated relationship between eye and head motions during the putting stroke of the beginner and expert golfers. Finally, we are investigating the effect of video-based cognitive training on improving performation in traumatic brain injury patients
Recent Papers:

1.   Hung, G. K. (Ed.), Biomedical Engineering Principles of the Bionic Man, World Scientific Publishers, 2010.

2.   Hung, G. K., Fiedler, A. J., and Ciuffreda, K. J., "Homeomorphic Matlab Model of Myopia Development", Journal of Computer Science & Systems Biology, 3:30-39, 2010. http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/jcsb.1000052.

3.   Agarwal, N. K., Nadeem, B., Shah, S. B., Hung, G. K., and Ciuffreda, K. J., "Effect of Video-Based Training on Traumatic Brain Injury Patients", Journal of Behavioral Optometry, 21: 125-129, 2010.

(Dr. Shoane publishes under G.K. Hung)

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