Dr. Nigel Lovell, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of New South Wales, discusses his work in the design of visual prosthetics devices, the challenges of the field, and the outlook for commercialization of these devices.
An innovation at the 2013 IEEE Life Sciences Grand Challenges Conference (LSGCC 2013) was a “NeuroNight” session, where bioengineering experts working in applications of neural research and rehabilitation were invited to discuss their research projects. We are happy to bring you three articles and an …
By Cuntai Guan, Kai Keng Ang, Christopher Kuah, Effie Chew, Karen Chua
Pilot studies of Brain-computer interface (BCI) rehabilitation, combined with haptic feedback, show significant improvement in patient outcomes.
By J. d. R. Millán
Neural signals, sophisticated processing techniques, sensory feedback, and human conscious control of cognitive states can be combined in a closed control loop to more nearly simulate natural motor control.
By Nitish V. Thakor
Microfabrication techniques allow the creation of a platform where neurons and related cells can be grown. Injury, repair, and regeneration processes can thereby be studied outside the body.