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1996 AGENDA


 

TWENTY-SEVENTH NEURAL PROSTHESIS WORKSHOP

October 16 - 18, 1996

Auditorium of the Lister Hill Center (NLM), Bldg. 38A

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)

National Institutes of Health



Wednesday,October 16


8:30 a.m.Registration
9:00Welcome - NINDSZach Hall
9:10Welcome - NIDCDJames Snow
9:20OrientationTerry Hambrecht
9:30The Role of Surface MorphologyBuddy Ratner
on Biocompatibility
University of Washington
10:00Discussion
10:10BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING
10:40Insulating BiomaterialsDave Edell
MIT
11:05Discussion
11:20Recommendations and Plans ResultingJohn Watson
from the NIH Workshop on Biomaterials and
Medical Implant Science
NHLB I
11:50Discussion
12:00LUNCH
1:00 p.m.Surface Modification for BiocompatibilityJay Hickman
SAIC
1:25Discussion
1:40 p.m.Surface Modification for BiocompatibilityDave Martin
University of Michigan
2:05Discussion
2:20Panel - BiomaterialsBill Heetderks
Chair
3:00BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING
3:45Electrochemistry of NeuralStuart Cogan
Stimulation
EIC Laboratories
4:10Discussion
4:25Safe Stimulation of Neural TissueDoug McCreery
Huntington Med. Res. Inst.Leo Bullara
5:05DiscussionTed Yuen
6:00 p.m.Informal Get-Together
Chatter's - Ramada Inn
(1/2 block south on Wisconsin Ave.)

Thursday,October 17


8:00 a.m.Feasibility of a Central NervousDoug McCreery
System Auditory ProsthesisJean Moore
Huntington Med. Res. Inst.Robert Shannon
/ House Ear Institute
8:25Discussion
8:40Protective Effects of PatternedPat Leake
Electrical Stimulation
UCSF
9:05Discussion
9:20Percutaneous ConnectorsTim Piwonka-Corle
PI MedicalBarbara Woodford
9:45Discussion
10:00Neurophysiological Effects ofPaul Abbas
Simulated Auditory Prosthesis Stimulation
University of Iowa

10:10 BREAK & POSTER VIEWING

Note: Be sure to visit the posters in the hallways and foyer.

Authors will be at their posters during breaks.

10:40Speech Processors for Auditory ProsthesesDon Eddington
MITBill Rabinowitz
11:05DiscussionJoe Tierney
Colette Boex-Spano
11:20Speech Processors for Auditory ProsthesesBlake Wilson
Research Triangle InstituteDewey Lawson
11:45Discussion
12:00LUNCH
1:00 p.m.Functional Neuromuscular Stimulation (FNS)Kevin Kilgore
Case Western Reserve UniversityClayton Van Doren
1:30DiscussionWarren Grill
Hunter Peckham
Pat Crago
1:45FNS ElectrodesTom Mortimer
Case Western Reserve University
2:10Discussion
2:25Sensing Information from Afferent SignalsAndy Hoffer
Simon Fraser UniversityKevin Strange
2:50Discussion
3:05BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING
3:50Cortical Neural Activity asDon Humphrey
a Source of Control SignalsMike Burrow
Emory University
4:15Discussion
4:30Cortical Control of Neural ProsthesesAndy Schwartz
Arizona State University
4:40Cortical Control of Neural ProsthesesJohn Chapin
Allegheny State Medical CenterMiguel Nicolelis
Harvey Wiggins
4:50Unassisted Standing by FNSRon Triolo
Case Western Reserve UniversityBob Kirsch
Jim Abbas
5:00ADJOURN

Note: Be sure to visit the posters in the hallways and foyer.

Authors will be at their posters during breaks.


Friday, October 18


8:00 a.m.Cultured Neuron ProbeJerry Pine
California Institute of TechnologyYuri Buzsaki
8:25Discussion
8:40Multichannel Stimulating andKen Wise
Intracortical Recording ElectrodesDave Anderson
University of Michigan
9:20Discussion
9:35Hermetic Packages and FeedthroughsKhalil Najafi
University of Michigan
10:00Discussion
10:15BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING
10:40Microstimulators and MicrotransducersJerry Loeb
for Functional Neuromuscular StimulationPhil Troyk
A.E. Mann Foundation / Ill Institute of
Technology / Queens University
11:05Discussion
11:20Chronic Microstimulation ofRandy Carter
the Sacral Spinal CordBarbara Woodford
Huntington Med. Res. Inst.
11:45Discussion
12:00LUNCH
1:00 p.m.Microstimulation of theJim Roppolo
Sacral Spinal Cord - Mapping
University of Pittsburgh
1:25Discussion
1:40Microstimulation of theWarren Grill
Sacral Spinal Cord - MappingMusa Haxhiu
Case Western Reserve University
2:05Discussion
2:20,Panel on Microstimulation - AdvantagesEd Schmidt
Limitations and FutureChair
3:00ADJOURN

Note: Be sure to visit the posters in the hallways and foyer.

Authors will be at their posters during breaks.

Last Modified November 24, 2008