Controlling Cell Functions by Light

Lanzani, Guglielmo ;   Antognazza, Maria Rosa ;   Martino, Nicola ;   Ghezzi, Diego ;   Benfenati, Fabio

Tags Neural interfaces – BiomaterialsNeural interfaces – Implantable systems

The capability to selectively affect vital functions in cell networks and sub-cell compartments in vitro or in vivo is a mission critical tool in...

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Freestanding, Soft Bioelectronics

Amella, Alessandro ;   Patton, Alexander ;   Martens, Penny ;   Lovell, Nigel H. ;   Poole-Warren, Laura A. ;   Green, Rylie A.

Tags Neural interfaces – BiomaterialsNeural interfaces – Microelectrode and fabrication technologiesNeural interfaces – Regeneration and tissue-electrode interface

Soft, flexible electrode arrays are proposed to address the limitations of metallic tracks and electrodes in stimulating neuroprosthetics. The...

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Materials and Methods for Electronic Dura Mater

Minev, Ivan R. ;   Wenger, Nikolaus ;   Courtine, Gregoire ;   Lacour, Stéphanie

Tags Neural interfaces – Implantable systemsNeural interfaces – Microelectrode and fabrication technologiesMotor neuroprostheses

Low modulus elastic materials in conjunction with stretchable conductors enable the evolution of neural electrode arrays towards conformal...

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Mechanically Adaptive Materials for Intracortical Implants

Jorfi, Mehdi ;   Potter, Kelsey ;   Nguyen, Jessica ;   Hess, Allison ;   Foster, Earl Johan ;   Capadona, Jeffrey ;   Weder, Christoph

Tags Neural interfaces – BiomaterialsNeural interfaces – Implantable systems

Cortical microelectrodes allow electrical contacts with neural cells and show promise as electrical interfaces to the brain, which allow for the...

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