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Danesh Ashouri is an interdisciplinary artist based in Basel (Switzerland) and Freiburg (Germany). This website presents a collection of created artworks by Danesh, where the medium varies from drawings to paintings, sculptures to installations, and conceptual works to the most recent technological developments in the field of neural implants. 

Danesh received his Ph.D. degree in biomedical microtechnology from IMTEK-Uni-Freiburg, where he currently investigates novel technologies to help patients and clinicians better understand and tackle neuropsychiatric disorders. In a joint effort, this website tends to trigger dialogues by confronting Danesh's artistic world with his scientific background to pinpoint the unknowns about the field of neural implants. 

 

1987

Born in Guilan, Iran

Photo by: Nora Duchêne 

Educations

B.Eng. Biomedical Engineering, Azad Qazvin University, Iran

M.Sc. Micorsystems Engineering, University of Freiburg, Germany

Dr. -Ing. Biomedical Microtechnology, University of Freiburg, Germany

Exhibitions

Sedan cafe, Freiburg, Germany (Solo)

DELPHI-space, Feiburg, Germany

Cafe POW, Feiburg, Germany

Selected scientific publications

Ashouri, D., “A Multimodal Deep Brain Stimulation Probe for Advanced Neuromodulation: Case Study for Depression”, Dr. Hut Verlag, München, Germany Vol 50, pp. 72–82.

Ashouri. D.; Ramanathan, C.; Tong, D.; Stieglitz, T.; Coenen, V. A.; Doebroessy, M. D., “Medial forebrain bundle deep brain stimulation differentially modulate dopamine release in the nucleus accumbens in a rodent model of depression”, Journal of Experimental Neurology, Vol. 327, 113224.

Döbrössy, M. D.; Ramanathan, C.; Ashouri, D.; Tong, Y.; Schlaepfer, T.; and Coenen, V. A., “Neuromodulation in psychiatric disorders: experimental and clinical evidence for medial forebrain bundle deep brain stimulation in depression”, European Journal of Neuroscience- special issue review, 1–25.

Ashouri, D.; Vomero, M.; Erhardt, J. B.; Sadr, A.; Ordonez, J. S.; Coenen, V. A.; Stieglitz, T., “Integrity assessment of a hybrid DBS probe that enables neurotransmitter detection simultaneously to electrical stimulation and recording”, Micromachines Journal, Vol 9, p 591.

Rudmann, L.; Alt, M. T.; Ashouri, D.; Stieglitz, T., “Integrated optoelectronic microprobes”, Current opinion in neurobiology, Vol 50, pp. 72–82.

Memberships

Founding member of DELPHI-space clup, Feiburg, Germany

2006 - 2010

2011 - 2014

2014 - 2020

2020

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2018

2020

2020

2018

2018

2018-present

2018-present

2018-present

Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, IEEE

2018

German Society for Biomedical Enineerinng (DGBMT-VDE)

Collaborators and Friends