Neuroprosthetics: Principles and Applications

Neuroprosthetics: Principles and Applications

by Justin C. Sanchez

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781466553231
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/24/2015
Series: Rehabilitation Science in Practice Series , #13
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 1,089,287
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Justin C. Sanchez is a neurotechnologist, neuroscientist, and neural engineer. He has served as a program manager at DARPA and before that was an associate professor of biomedical engineering and neuroscience at the University of Miami, and a faculty member of the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. He has published more than 75 peer-reviewed papers, holds seven patents in neuroprosthetic design, and authored a book on the design of brain–machine interfaces. Dr. Sanchez’s degrees include a Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Engineering, and Bachelor of Science, all from the University of Florida, Gainesville.

Table of Contents

Design Thinking for Neuroprosthetics
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Design Thinking
Inspiration for Neuroprosthetic Design
Prototypical Example of Neuroprosthetic Design Thinking
Exercise

Interfaces to the Brain
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Electrical Interfaces
Electrode Design
Exercises

Electronics for Recording
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Use of Sensors
What Is a Signal?
What Is Noise?
Biopotential Amplifiers
Filtering
Adaptive Filters
Conclusion
Exercises

Surgical Techniques for Implantation and Explanation of Microelectrode Arrays
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Targeting
Surgical Methods for Implantation
Surgical Methods for Perfusion
Surgical Methods for Explanation
Exercises

Quantifying Long-Term Electrode Performance
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Morphological Properties
Electrical Properties
Tissue Properties
Holistic Abiotic and Biotic Analysis
Conclusion
Exercises

Neural Decoding
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Evolution of Decoders
Extracting Neural Features as Control Signals
Examples of Neuroprosthetic Decoders
Exercises

Principles of Stimulation
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Nerve Responses to Electrical Current
Strength–Duration Curves
Current Flow
Current Types
Example Applications
Exercises

Application: Brain-Actuated Functional Electrical Stimulation for Rehabilitation
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Hand Rehabilitation Strategies
Fundamentals of Functional Electrical Stimulation
Functional Outcome Measures
An Exemplar of Closed-Loop Neuroprosthetic Control of FES
Closed-Loop Trials
Conclusion
Exercises

Design of Implantable Neural Interface Systems
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Design
Safety
Exercises

Application: Deep Brain Stimulation for Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Learning Objectives
Introduction
DBS as a Foundational Technology
Shifts in Research/Practice Paradigms
Second-Generation Experimental Paradigms—Application of DBS for Tourette Syndrome
Conclusion
Exercise

References

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