Nerve-on-a-Chip Platform Makes Neuroprosthetics More Effective


Source: Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

Summary: Scientists have developed a miniaturized electronic platform for the stimulation and recording of peripheral nerve fibers on a chip.


Neuroprosthetics

The “nerve-on-a-chip” platform paves the way to using chips to improve neuroprosthetic designs. Credit: Florent-Valéry Cohen


More Information: Sandra Gribi et al, “A microfabricated nerve-on-a-chip platform for rapid assessment of neural conduction in explanted peripheral nerve fibers”, Nature Communications (2018). DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-06895-7


 

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