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2007 MRS Spring Meeting Logo2007 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit


April 9-13, 2007
| San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Timothy J. Bunning, Harold Y. Hwang, Debra Kaiser, Jennifer A. Lewis

Symposium U : Advanced Materials for Neuroprosthetic Interfaces

2007-04-11   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Daryl R. Kipke University of Michigan
Stephanie P. Lacour University of Cambridge
Barclay Morrison Columbia University
Dustin Tyler Case Western Reserve University
U1: Surface Bio-Functionalization
Session Chairs
Barclay Morrison
Wednesday AM, April 11, 2007
Room 2010 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **U1.1
Modulate Cortical Tissue Response to Chronic CNS Electrode via Surface Immobilization of Anti-inflammatory Neuropeptide

Wei He 1 , George McConnell 1 , Thomas Schneider 1 , Ravi Bellamkonda 1
1 Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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10:00 AM - U1.2
Simultaneous Controlled-Release of Multiple Compounds from the Surface of an Implantable Neural Device.

Catherine Lo 1 , Paul Van Tassel 2 , Mark Saltzman 1
1 Biomedical Engineering, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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10:15 AM - U1.3
``Click" Functionalization of Vapor Deposited Polymer Thin Films for Patterned Surface Modification of Neural Recording Arrays

William O'Shaughnessy 1 , Nuria Mari-Buye 2 , Karen Gleason 1
1 Chemical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Chemistry, Institut Quimic de Sarria, Barcelona Spain

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10:30 AM - **U1.4
Improving Biocompatibility of the Neural Probes by Surface Immobilization of Biomolecules

Xinyan Cui 1 2 3
1 Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 Center for Neural Basis of Cognition, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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11:00 AM -
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U2: Electrode Materials and Functionalization
Session Chairs
Wednesday AM, April 11, 2007
Room 2010 (Moscone West)

11:30 AM - U2.1
Characterization of Reactively Sputtered Iridium Oxide Films for Neural Stimulation.

Sandeep Negi 1 , Rajmohan Bhandari 1 , Richard Normann 2 , Florian Solzbacher 1 2 3
1 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 2 Department of BioEngineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 3 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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11:45 AM - U2.2
Electroactive Polymers for Neural Interfaces – New Materials

Maria Asplund 1 , Elin Thaning 1 , Hans von Holst 1 , Olle Inganäs 2
1 School of Technology and Health, Royal Institute of Technology, Huddinge Sweden, 2 Applied Physics, Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, Linköping Sweden

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12:00 PM - **U2.3
Biologically-Functionalized and Biologically-Derived Conducting Polymers for Interfacing Biomedical Devices with Living Tissue

David Martin 1 2 3 , Laura Povlich 2 , Mohammad Abidian 3 , Jeffrey Hendricks 3 , Sarah Spanninga 2 , Rickard Axelsson 4 , Jae Cho 1 , Jinsang Kim 1 2 3
1 Materials Science and Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Macromolecular Science and Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 3 Biomedical Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 4 Applied Physics, University of Linkoping, Linkoping Sweden

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12:30 PM - **U2.4
Electrically-conductive Micropatterns that Promote Cell Adhesion and Neurite Extension.

G. Tayhas R. Palmore 1 , Sung-Yeol Kim 1 , Hyun-Kon Song 1 , Diane Hoffman-Kim 1
1 , Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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U3: Electrode Materials and Encapsulation
Session Chairs
Dustin Tyler
Wednesday PM, April 11, 2007
Room 2010 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **U3.1
Neuronal Interfacing Using Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanofiber Arrays.

Nance Ericson 1 , Timothy McKnight 1 , Anatoli Melechko 2 , Charles Britton 1 , Simpson Michael 2 , Zhe Yu 3 , Barclay Morrison 3
1 Engineering Science & Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 Material Science & Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 3 Biomedical Engineering Department, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States

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3:00 PM - U3.2
A Novel Carbon Nanotube Nano-probe

Su Huan-Chieh 1 , Yew Tri-Rung 1
1 , National Tsing-Hua University, Hsinchu Taiwan

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3:15 PM - U3.3
Vertically-Aligned Carbon Nanofiber Array as a 3D Multifunctional Material for Neural Electrical Interfaces

Jun Li 1 , Barbara Nguyen-Vu 1 , Edward de Asis 2 , Hua Chen 1 , Alan Cassell 1 , Russell Andrews 1 , Cary Yang 2 , M. Meyyappan 1
1 , NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, United States, 2 Center for Nanostructures, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California, United States

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3:30 PM - **U3.4
Biopassivation Coatings by Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition fromTrivinyltrimethylcyclotrisiloxane.

W. O’Shaughnessy 1 , David Edell 2 , Karen Gleason 1
1 Chemical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , InnerSea Technology, Bedford, Massachusetts, United States

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4:00 PM -
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U4: Encapsulation Materials
Session Chairs
Ravi Bellamkonda
Wednesday PM, April 11, 2007
Room 2010 (Moscone West)

4:30 PM - U4.1
A Biomimetic Approach to Adaptive Nanocomposites for Cortical Electrodes

Dustin Tyler 1 3 , Jeffrey Capadona 1 2 3 , Otto van den Berg 2 , Stuart Rowan 2 1 , Christoph Weder 2 1
1 , L. Stokes CVAMC, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 3 Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland , Ohio, United States, 2 Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland , Ohio, United States

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4:45 PM - U4.2
Advances in Encapsulating Elastically Stretchable Microelectrode Arrays.

Oliver Graudejus 1 , Candice Tsay 1 , Zhe Yu 2 , Barclay Morrison 2 , Stephanie Lacour 3 , Sigurd Wagner 1
1 Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States, 2 Department of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States, 3 Department of Materials Science, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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5:00 PM - U4.3
PECVD Silicon Carbide as a Thin Film Packaging Material for Microfabricated Neural Electrodes

Allison Hess 1 , Jiangang Du 1 , Christian Zorman 1
1 Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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5:15 PM - U4.4
Assessment of Biocompatibility of Photosensitive Polyimide for Implantable Medical Device Use

Yun Sun 1 , Roger Brooks 2 , Stephanie Lacour 1 , Ruth Cameron 1
1 Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 2 Orthopaedic Research Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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5:30 PM - *U4.5
Parylene-enabled Flexible Technologies for Neural Prostheses

Yu-Chong Tai 1 , Damien Rodger 1 , Wen Li 1
1 EE and BE, Caltech, Pasadea, California, United States

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U5: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Ravi Bellamkonda
Dustin Tyler
Wednesday PM, April 11, 2007
Salon Level (Marriott)

9:00 PM - U5.1
Functionalized Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) for Bio-electrode Coatings.

Laura Povlich 1 , Jae Cheol Cho 2 , Jinsang Kim 1 2 3 , David Martin 1 2 3
1 Macromolecular Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 3 Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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9:00 PM - U5.10
Induction of Presynaptic Complexes by Microscale Patterns of Neuroligin

Peng Shi 1 , Lance Kam 1
1 Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - U5.2
PEDOT-coated, BDNF-secreting Cochlear Implants for Improved Spiral Ganglion Stimulation.

Jeffrey Hendricks 1 , Jennifer Chikar 2 , Sarah Richardson-Burns 3 , Yehoash Raphael 4 , Bryan Pfingst 5 , David Martin 1 3 6
1 Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Neuroscience, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 3 Materials Science & Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 4 Otolaryngology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 5 Otorhinolaryngology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 6 Macromolecular Science & Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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9:00 PM - U5.3
A PDMS-based Elastic Multi-Electrode Array for Spinal Cord Surface Stimulation and Its Electrode Modification to Enhance Performance.

Liang Guo 1 , Kathleen Williams 1 , Rick Giuly 1 , Stephen DeWeerth 1
1 Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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9:00 PM - U5.4
Thin TiO2 Coatings for Neural Cell Growth.

Nieves Casan-Pastor 1 , Jorge Eduardo Collazos-Castro 2 , Monica Carballo 2 , Monica Lira-Cantu 1 , Angel Perez 1 , Josep Bassas 3
1 Solid State Chemistry and Cristalography, Institut de Ciencia de Materials de Barcelona, CSIC, Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain, 2 , Hospital Nacional de Paraplejicos, Toledo, Castilla La Mancha, Spain, 3 Serveis Cientifico tecnics, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

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9:00 PM - U5.5
Rutile Substrata for Neural Cell Growth

Jorge Collazos-Castro 1 , Berta Moreno-Burriel 1 , Monica Carballo-Vila 1 , Eva Chinarro 2 , Nieves Casañ-Pastor 2 , Jose Jurado-Egea 2
1 Neural Repair Laboratory, Hospital Nacional de Paraplejicos, Toledo Spain, 2 Ceramics and Glasses Institute, CSIC, Madrid Spain

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9:00 PM - U5.6
A Combinatorial Approach Towards Functionalizing Copolymers with Effector Molecules that Attenuate Cyto-inflammatory Responses at the Biotic-abiotic Interface.

Erik Pierstorff 1 , Dean Ho 1
1 Departments of Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - U5.7
Electrostatic Potential Mapping and Spatial Resolution at the Visual Prosthesis/Vitreous Humor Interface.

Charlene Sanders 1 , James Weiland 2 , Mark Humayun 2 , Elias Greenbaum 1
1 , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 , Doheny Eye Institute, Los Angeles, California, United States

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9:00 PM - U5.8
Characterization of Degradation Mechanisms in Neural Recording Electrodes.

Jennifer Anton 1 , Stephanie Hooker 1
1 Materials Reliability Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, Colorado, United States

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9:00 PM - U5.9
Mechanisms of Mass Transport During Actuation of Poly(3, 4-ethylene dioxythiophene) (PEDOT) using a Quartz Crystal Microbalance for Neural Drug Delivery Devices

Rickard Axelsson 1 , Mohammad Abidian 2 , Peter Keshtkar 3 , David Martin 2 4 5
1 Department for Applied Physics, University of Linköping, Linköping Sweden, 2 Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 3 , Green Hills School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 4 Materials Science & Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 5 Macromolecular Sciences & Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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2007-04-12   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Daryl R. Kipke University of Michigan
Stephanie P. Lacour University of Cambridge
Barclay Morrison Columbia University
Dustin Tyler Case Western Reserve University
U6: Compliant Neural Devices: New Process Fabrication
Session Chairs
Stephanie Lacour
Thursday AM, April 12, 2007
Room 2010 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - **U6.1
Neuro-technical Interfaces based on Biocompatible Polymeric Substrates.

Thomas Stieglitz 1
1 Department of Microsystems Engineering, University of Freiburg - IMTEK, Freiburg Germany

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9:30 AM - U6.2
Transformation of Silicone Rubber under YAG Laser Irradiation : First Step towards a New Miniaturized Nerve Electrode Fabrication Process.

Catherine Dupas-Bruzek 1 , Odile Robbe 2 , Ahmed Addad 3 , Sylvia Turrell 2 , Dominique Derozier 1
1 Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Lasers et Applications, Universite des Sciences et Technologies de Lille, Villeneuve d'Ascq France, 2 Laboratoire de Spectroscopie Infrarouge et Raman, Universite des Sciences et technologies de Lille, Villeneuve d'Ascq France, 3 Laboratoire de Structures et Proprietes de l'Etat solide, Universite des Sciences et technologies de Lille, Villeneuve d'Ascq France

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9:45 AM - U6.3
Morphology and Stretchability of Thin Film Metal Conductors on Elastomeric Substrates.

Candice Tsay 1 , Oliver Graudejus 1 , Sigurd Wagner 1 , Stephanie Lacour 2 , Barclay Morrison 3
1 Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States, 2 Materials Science, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 3 Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States

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10:00 AM - U6.4
Metallized Silicone Rubber (PDMS) for Implantable Electrodes.

Stephane Befahy 1 2 , Sami Yunus 1 , Patrick Bertrand 1 , Michel Troosters 2
1 Physical Chemistry and Physics of Materials (PCPM), Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve Belgium, 2 , Neurotech SA, Louvain-la-Neuve Belgium

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10:15 AM - U6.5
Design and Fabrication of Compliant Neural Implants for Nerve Repair.

Raghied Atta 1 , Edward Tarte 1 , James Fitzgerald 2 , Stephanie Lacour 3 , Mark Blamire 3 , James Fawcett 2
1 E E &C Engineeirng, The university of Birmingham, Birmingham United Kingdom, 2 Centre for Brain Repair, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 3 Materials Science, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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10:30 AM - **U6.6
SiC/Parylene C based Encapsulation for Next Generation Chronic Wireless Neural Interfaces.

Florian Solzbacher 1 2 3 , JuiMei Hsu 2 , Loren Reith 1 , Michael Toepper 1 4 , Richard Normann 3
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering , University of Utah, Salt Lake City , Utah, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Utah , Salt Lake City , Utah, United States, 3 Bioengineering, University of Utah , Salt Lake City , Utah, United States, 4 , Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM, Berlin Germany

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11:00 AM -
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U7: Guiding Neurons
Session Chairs
X. Cui
Thursday AM, April 12, 2007
Room 2010 (Moscone West)

11:30 AM - **U7.1
Multicomponent, Biomolecularly-inspired Surfaces for Advanced Guidance of Neurons.

Lance Kam 1
1 Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States

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12:00 PM - U7.2
Aligned Conducting Polymer Nanotubes for the Controlled Release of Neurotrophins and Contact Guidance of Regenerating Neurons

Mohammad Reza Abidian 1 , Luis Salas 1 , Timothy Marzullo 2 , Sarah Richardson-Burns 3 , Joseph Corey 6 , Daryl Kipke 1 5 , David Martin 1 3 4
1 Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Neuroscience, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 3 Materials Science & Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 6 Neurology, University of Micgigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 5 Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 4 Macromolecular Science & Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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12:15 PM - U7.3
A Process for Templating Nerve Guidance Scaffolds with Precision, Highly-ordered, High-aspect ratio Architectures.

Jeff Sakamoto 1 , Jim Weiss 1 , Todd Holt 3 , David Welker 3 , Shula Stokols 2 , Tom Gros 2 , Mark Tuszynski 2
1 , JPL/Caltech, Pasadena, California, United States, 3 , Paradigm Optics Inc., Pullman, Washington, United States, 2 Neuroscience Department, UC San Diego, San Diego, California, United States

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U8: Listening to Neurons
Session Chairs
Daryl Kipke
Thursday PM, April 12, 2007
Room 2010 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **U8.1
Implantable Biomimetic Electronics as Neural Prostheses for Lost Cognitive Function.

Theodore Berger 1
1 Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Pennsylvania, United States

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3:00 PM - U8.2
Finite Element Modelling of Axonal Amplifiers.

James FitzGerald 1 , Stephanie Lacour 2 , Stephen McMahon 3 , James Fawcett 1
1 Centre for Brain Repair, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom, 2 Department of Materials Science, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom, 3 Department of Physiology, King's College London, London, London, United Kingdom

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3:15 PM - U8.3
Neural Microcontacts with Wire Electrodes and Woven Logic.

Maria Asplund 1 , Mahiar Hamedi 2 , Olle Inganas 2 , Robert Forchheimer 3 , Hans von Holst 1
1 School of Technology and Health, Royal Institute of Technology, Huddinge Sweden, 2 Linköping University, Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, Linköping Sweden, 3 Linköping University, Department of Electrical Engineering, Linköping Sweden

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3:30 PM - U8.4
Towards the Formation of Neuro-transistor Artificial Chemical Synapse.

Shlomo Yitzchaik 1 , Ilya Goykhman 1 , Nina Korbakov 1 , Carmen Bartic 2 , Gustaaf Borghs 2 , Micha Spira 1 , Joseph Sappir 1
1 Chemistry, Biology and Engineering, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem Israel, 2 Cell Based Sensors & Circuits, IMEC, Lueven Belgium

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3:45 PM - U8.5
Fabrication of CMOS Compatible Sub-micron Nails for On-chip Phagocytosis.

Roeland Huys 1 2 , Carmen Bartic 1 , Bart Van Meerbergen 1 3 , S. Yitzchaik 4 , Micha Spira 5 , J. Shappir 6 , Gustaaf Borghs 1 3
1 MCP, IMEC, Leuven Belgium, 2 Applied sciences, K.U.Leuven, Leuven Belgium, 3 Science, K.U.Leuven, Leuven Belgium, 4 Inorganic & Analytical Chemistry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem Israel, 5 Neurobiology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem , Jerusalem Israel, 6 School of Applied Physics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem Israel

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4:00 PM -
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U9: Integrated Designs and Devices
Session Chairs
David Martin
Thursday PM, April 12, 2007
Room 2010 (Moscone West)

4:30 PM - **U9.1
Development of Neuroelectronic Interfaces for Repair of Damage to the Peripheral Nervous System.

Stephen McMahon 1
1 Wolfson CARD, King's College London, London United Kingdom

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5:00 PM - U9.2
Stretchable Microelectrode Arrays: Potential for a Highly Compliant Neural Interface.

Zhe Yu 1 , Oliver Graudejus 2 , Candice Tsay 2 , Stéphanie Lacour 3 , Sigurd Wagner 2 , Barclay Morrison 1
1 Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States, 2 Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States, 3 Materials Science, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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5:15 PM - U9.3
Neurofluidic System for Neural Cell Experiments to Investigate the Mechanisms of Deep Brain Stimulation.

Michel Decre 1 , Lucia Cinque 1 , Sebastien Popoff 1 , Ger Ramakers 2 , Enrico Marani 3
1 Healthcare Devices and Instrumentation, Royal Philips n.v., Eindhoven Netherlands, 2 , Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam Netherlands, 3 , University of Twente, Enschede Netherlands

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5:30 PM - **U9.4
New Horizons for Orthotic & Prosthetic Technology.

Hugh Herr 1
1 Media Lab, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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