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This podcast's purpose is to bring together the field of neuroprosthetics/brain machine interfaces/brain implants in an understandable conversation about the current topics and breakthroughs.

We hope to replace needing to read scientific papers on new research in an easy to digest way.

People can share thoughts or ideas to facilitate 'idea sex' to make the field of brain implants a smaller and more personal space.

Jul 26, 2021

Thomas Oxley is a neurosurgeon who is also the founder of Synchron which makes the Stentrode. Instead of requiring invasive brain surgery for implantable neural devices, they are able to use stents such as those used in cardiology to collect neural signals

 

Top 3 Takeaways:

  • Stentrode implantation it's one of the...


Jul 19, 2021

Giovanni Lauricella is a Vice President of the Mullings Group which is a Medical Device Technology recruitment firm. He helps startups in the neurotech space find talented people from the most experienced down to the entry-level positions.

 

Top 3 Takeaways:

  • "Always pull on your network, always pull on that trust...


Jul 5, 2021

Kunal Ghosh is the founder and CEO of Inscopix which uses imaging tools to understand the brain in both health and disease. 

 

Top Three Takeaways:

  • Miniscopes were invented out of a need for tools that have the ability to monitor and record large-scale neural circuit activity
  • Imaging tools have the advantage of scale,...


Jun 28, 2021

Ulrich Hofmann is a Professor at the University of Freiburg in Germany working on some of the cutting edge and newest things in the field of neurotechnology.

 

Top Three Takeaways

  • The 8 micron limit for not causing a foreign body response might actually be closer to 1 micron
  • Magnetoelectric nanoparticles might be the...


Jun 21, 2021

Blythe Karow is a medical device veteran who is now the cofounder and CEO of Evren Technologies, a medical device company making a wearable Vagus Nerve Stimulator to help with the problems brought about by Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

 

Top 3 Takeaways

  • Not only veterans but first responders often get PTSD and...