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Mar 4, 2019
Jim Cavuoto runs Neurotech Reports where he seeks to educate the industry and public concerning neurotechnology and neuroprosthetics. Cavuoto studied at Case Western University as a biomedical engineering student and began writing about neurotechnology as an undergraduate student. His organization serves as an information source for four fields of neurotechnology: neuromodulation, neuroprosthetics, neurosensing, and neurorehabilitation; a yearly growth report and weekly newsletter is provided by Neurotech Reports. His website can be found at www.neurotechreports.com.
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[0:00] Ladan introduces his guest Jim Cavuoto from Neurotech Reports; he also invites listeners to the 2019 Bioelectronic Medicine Forum in New York. To register, follow the hyperlink or call (415) 546-1259. If you mention the Neural Implant Podcast Channel, you will receive a free ebook written by Jennifer French and published by Neurotech Press.
[1:50] Cavuoto introduces himself as running Neurotech Reports with Jennifer French (listen to her episode here) as partners; he describes the purpose of the organization as educating the neurotechnological field.
[5:10] They hope to leave people better about technological trends, government regulations, and reimbursement trends.
[6:20] Cavuoto describes his background from Case Western University where he wrote articles about technology in his undergraduate career.
[9:10] Cavuoto describes how Warren Grill brought him back to the biomedical engineering field after time away.
[10:45] He describes the difficulty associated with starting a company in September of 2001.
[13:45] Cavuoto describes several moments of excitement in the field that motivated development.
[15:45] The possibilities of treatment to spinal cord injuries are revealed and discussed.
[18:15] Several early stages of biotechnology offer promise to the future.
[19:15] Cavuoto predicts that the development of biotechnology will mirror Moore’s law in technological advances.
[20:45] Awareness and funding are still needed to drive biomedical engineering.
[22:45] Cavuoto explains how the amount of development in neurotechnology that cures disease and provides insight on brain activity.
[23:20] Bionic Pioneers is a true account that highlights the challenges and triumphs of 10 people who participated in trials of neurotechnology.