biomedical engineering

A Carbon Slurry Separated Interface Nerve Electrode for Electrical Block of Nerve Conduction

A Carbon Slurry Separated Interface Nerve Electrode for Electrical Block of Nerve Conduction

Author(s): Tina L. Vrabec, Jesse S. Wainright, Narendra Bhadra, Laura Shaw, Kevin L. Kilgore, Niloy Bhadra
A Carbon Slurry Separated Interface Nerve Electrode for Electrical Block of Nerve Conduction 780 605 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

      Direct current (DC) nerve block has been shown to provide a complete block of nerve conduction without unwanted neural firing. Previous work shows that high capacitance electrodes can be…

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Neural Control of a Tracking Task via Attention-Gated Reinforcement Learning for Brain-Machine Interfaces

Author(s): Yiwen Wang, Fang Wang, Kai Xu, Qiaosheng Zhang, Shaomin Zhang, Xiaoxiang Zheng
Neural Control of a Tracking Task via Attention-Gated Reinforcement Learning for Brain-Machine Interfaces 556 235 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Abstract Reinforcement learning (RL)-based brain machine interfaces (BMIs) enable the user to learn from the environment through interactions to complete the task without desired signals, which is promising for clinical applications. Previous studies exploited…

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Characterizing Motor and Cognitive Effects Associated With Deep Brain Stimulation in the GPi of Hemi-Parkinsonian Rats

Author(s): Samantha R. Summerson, Behnaam Aazhang, Caleb T. Kemere
Characterizing Motor and Cognitive Effects Associated With Deep Brain Stimulation in the GPi of Hemi-Parkinsonian Rats 556 235 Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE)

Abstract The globus pallidus internus (GPi) is the main output nucleus of the basal ganglia, which is associated with a variety of functions including motor performance and cognition. The GPi…

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