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2014-07-11 08:24:51

GENEVA, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EPFL and the University of Geneva (UNIGE) are pleased to announce the appointment of John P. Donoghue. The American neuroscientist is to head the Wyss Center at Campus Biotech [http://www.campusbiotech.ch/en ] in Geneva. The new Wyss Center for Bio- and Neuro-Engineering, located on Campus Biotech in Geneva, has named as its director one of the most internationally recognised neuroscientists. John P. Donoghue, founder of Brown...

2014-03-11 08:30:15

Long-term Results Published in the Journal Pain Medicine in Study of Sustained Efficacy and Safety MENLO PARK, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nevro Corp. announced today that the 24 month results of a prospective European clinical study using Nevro's Senza(®) system delivering HF10(TM) therapy were published in the journal Pain Medicine. The study was conducted in the United Kingdom and Belgium with 65 of the 72 implanted patients (90%) being available for data collection...

2014-03-06 20:21:56

PHOENIX, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Success rates soared to 75% for patients who waited less than 2 years for a spinal cord stimulator (SCS) implant, compared with 15% for patients whose implants happened 20 years after the onset of pain, according to a retrospective analysis. The length of time patients waited for a referral also varied by specialty, as shown in a scientific poster presented today at the 30(th) Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine....

2013-11-05 23:00:05

The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) is hosting the 6th International Neural Engineering Conference (NER’13), this year being held at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel, in San Diego, California, from Wednesday, November 6 through Friday, November 8. Piscataway, New Jersey (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Approximately 800 of the world’s brightest minds and most influential players in science, medicine, and engineering will gather at the largest and most anticipated...

2013-10-01 23:01:56

Report Outlines Expert Panel’s Conclusion That Three Grand Challenges Must Be Met in Order to Map the Human Brain, Which is the Goal of the Obama Administration’s BRAIN Initiative Piscataway, NJ (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) today announced the publication of, “Grand Challenges in Mapping the Human Brain: NSF Workshop Report,” which summarizes the outcomes of the National Science Foundation Workshop on Mapping and Engineering...

Building Better Brain Implants For The Long Term
2013-08-20 09:58:11

The Journal of Visualized Experiments [ Watch The Video - Environmentally-Controlled Microtensile Testing ] On August 20, JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments will publish a technique from the Capadona Lab at Case Western Reserve University to accommodate two challenges inherent in brain-implantation technology, gauging the property changes that occur during implantation and measuring on a micro-scale. These new techniques open the doors for solving a great challenge for...

Seeing With Your Ears
2013-07-09 05:51:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A new device that trains the brain to convert sounds into images could someday be used as a non-invasive treatment for blind and partially sighted people, according to researchers at the University of Bath. Sensory substitution devices (SSDs) aim to compensate for the loss of a sensory modality, typically vision, by converting information from the lost modality into stimuli in a remaining modality. The device in the current...


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