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Neural Implant podcast - the people behind Brain-Machine Interface revolutions

Apr 24, 2017

Dr. Dominique Durand has main research in deep brain stimulation, conductible nanoyarn in Neural Engineering, and global electric fields in the brain. We talk about the early days of Neural Engineering back when the terminology wasn't created back in the 70's and 80's. Then we talk about the breakthroughs with...


Apr 17, 2017

Dr. Kip Ludwig is a researcher who deals with the nervous system as it relates to the rest of the body. His dream is that it would be able to bypass medications which can be ineffective as well as dangerous. It would be possible to directly control the behavior of particular organs. This field is advancing at an...


Apr 10, 2017

Welcome to the introductory episode of the Neural Implant podcast. I talk about the goals and aims of this podcast, to interview the leaders in the Brain Machine Interface field. The idea is to bring together the field of neuroprosthetics (brain machine interfaces? brain implants?) in an understandable conversation...


Apr 10, 2017

Dr. Walter Voit is a Wunderkind of a professor being so young and having been able to secure so much funding in his groundbreaking work. He works mainly with 3D printed materials as well as temperature dependent materials which can be used in brain implants. We talk about entrepreneurship and spinoff companies from this...


Apr 10, 2017

Dr. Chad Bouton is an award-winning researcher who was recently able to bypass the damaged area of a paralyzed patient to allow him to play Guitar Hero again. Complex movements like this require intricate control of the fingers which have not been possible in the past. We also talk about the methods used by his team in...