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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
9:00 Welcome - NINDS Zach Hall
9:10 Welcome - NIDCD James Snow
9:20 Orientation Terry Hambrecht
9:30 The Role of Surface Morphology Buddy Ratner
on Biocompatibility
University of Washington
10:00 Discussion
10:10 BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING
10:40 Insulating Biomaterials Dave Edell
MIT
11:05 Discussion
11:20 Recommendations and Plans Resulting John Watson
from the NIH Workshop on Biomaterials and
Medical Implant Science
NHLB I
11:50 Discussion
12:00 LUNCH
1:00 p.m. Surface Modification for Biocompatibility Jay Hickman
SAIC
1:25 Discussion
1:40 p.m. Surface Modification for Biocompatibility Dave Martin
University of Michigan
2:05 Discussion
2:20 Panel - Biomaterials Bill Heetderks
Chair
3:00 BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING
3:45 Electrochemistry of Neural Stuart Cogan
Stimulation
EIC Laboratories
4:10 Discussion
4:25 Safe Stimulation of Neural Tissue Doug McCreery
Huntington Med. Res. Inst. Leo Bullara
5:05 Discussion Ted 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 Nervous Doug McCreery
System Auditory Prosthesis Jean Moore
Huntington Med. Res. Inst. Robert Shannon
/ House Ear Institute
8:25 Discussion
8:40 Protective Effects of Patterned Pat Leake
Electrical Stimulation
UCSF
9:05 Discussion
9:20 Percutaneous Connectors Tim Piwonka-Corle
PI Medical Barbara Woodford
9:45 Discussion
10:00 Neurophysiological Effects of Paul 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.

10:40 Speech Processors for Auditory Prostheses Don Eddington
MIT Bill Rabinowitz
11:05 Discussion Joe Tierney
Colette Boex-Spano
11:20 Speech Processors for Auditory Prostheses Blake Wilson
Research Triangle Institute Dewey Lawson
11:45 Discussion
12:00 LUNCH
1:00 p.m. Functional Neuromuscular Stimulation (FNS) Kevin Kilgore
Case Western Reserve University Clayton Van Doren
1:30 Discussion Warren Grill
Hunter Peckham
Pat Crago
1:45 FNS Electrodes Tom Mortimer
Case Western Reserve University
2:10 Discussion
2:25 Sensing Information from Afferent Signals Andy Hoffer
Simon Fraser University Kevin Strange
2:50 Discussion
3:05 BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING
3:50 Cortical Neural Activity as Don Humphrey
a Source of Control Signals Mike Burrow
Emory University
4:15 Discussion
4:30 Cortical Control of Neural Prostheses Andy Schwartz
Arizona State University
4:40 Cortical Control of Neural Prostheses John Chapin
Allegheny State Medical Center Miguel Nicolelis
Harvey Wiggins
4:50 Unassisted Standing by FNS Ron Triolo
Case Western Reserve University Bob Kirsch
Jim Abbas
5:00 ADJOURN

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 Probe Jerry Pine
California Institute of Technology Yuri Buzsaki
8:25 Discussion
8:40 Multichannel Stimulating and Ken Wise
Intracortical Recording Electrodes Dave Anderson
University of Michigan
9:20 Discussion
9:35 Hermetic Packages and Feedthroughs Khalil Najafi
University of Michigan
10:00 Discussion
10:15 BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING
10:40 Microstimulators and Microtransducers Jerry Loeb
for Functional Neuromuscular Stimulation Phil Troyk
A.E. Mann Foundation / Ill Institute of
Technology / Queens University
11:05 Discussion
11:20 Chronic Microstimulation of Randy Carter
the Sacral Spinal Cord Barbara Woodford
Huntington Med. Res. Inst.
11:45 Discussion
12:00 LUNCH
1:00 p.m. Microstimulation of the Jim Roppolo
Sacral Spinal Cord - Mapping
University of Pittsburgh
1:25 Discussion
1:40 Microstimulation of the Warren Grill
Sacral Spinal Cord - Mapping Musa Haxhiu
Case Western Reserve University
2:05 Discussion
2:20, Panel on Microstimulation - Advantages Ed Schmidt
Limitations and Future Chair
3:00 ADJOURN

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

Authors will be at their posters during breaks.

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