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TWENTY-NINTH NEURAL PROSTHESIS WORKSHOP



October 28 - 30, 1998

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 28, 1998

8:30 a.m. Registration
9:00 Welcome - NINDS Gerald Fischbach
9:10 Welcome - NIDCD Jim Battey
9:20 Update and Orientation Terry Hambrecht
9:30

Multichannel Stimulating and
Intracortical Recording Electrodes
University of Michigan
Ken Wise
10:00 Discussion
10:15 BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING
10:40 Hermetic Packages and Feedthroughs
University of Michigan
Khalil Najafi
11:05 Discussion
11:20 Microstimulators and Microtransducers
for Functional Neuromuscular Stimulation
A.E. Mann Foundation / Ill Institute of
Technology / Queens University
Joe Schulman
Phil Troyk
Jerry Loeb
11:45 Discussion
12:00 LUNCH
1:00 Unassisted Standing by FNS
Case Western Reserve University
Ron Triolo
Weiseng Zhao
Jim Abbas
1:25 Discussion
1:40 Functional Neuromuscular Stimulation (FNS)
Case Western Reserve University
Pat Crago
Clayton VanDoren
Hunter Peckham
Rich Lauer
Wendy Murray
2:10 Discussion
2:25 p.m. FNS Electrodes
Case Western Reserve University
Tom Mortimer
Matthew Tarler
2:50 Discussion
3:05 BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING
3:40 Cortical Control of Neural Prostheses
Arizona State University
Andy Schwartz
Daryl Kipke
Rob Isaacs
4:05 Discussion
4:20 Cortical Control of Neural Prostheses
Allegheny University of the Health Sciences
John Chapin
Miguel Nicolelis
4:45 Discussion
5:00 Adjourn
6:00 p.m. Informal Get-Together
Chatter's - Ramada Inn
(1/2 block south on Wisconsin Ave.)

Thursday, October 29, 1998

8:00 a.m. Neurophysiological Effects of Simulated
Auditory Prosthesis Stimulation
University of Iowa
Paul Abbas
Charles Miller
Jay Rubinstein
8:25 Discussion
8:40 Speech Processors for Auditory Prostheses
MIT
Don Eddington
9:05 Discussion
9:20 Speech Processors for Auditory Prostheses
Research Triangle Institute
Blake Wilson
9:45 Discussion
Note: Be sure to visit the posters in the hallways and foyer.
Authors will be at their posters during breaks.
10:00 BREAK and POSTER VIEWING
10:30 Protective Effects of Patterned Electrical Stimulation Pat Leake
Russ Snyder
UCSF
10:55 Discussion
11:10 Percutaneous Connectors
BioElectric Corporation
Lou Rucker
Albert Lossinsky
11:35 Discussion
11:50 LUNCH
SPECIAL SESSION ON CONNECTIONS WITH THE CNS
1:00 p.m. Feasibility of a Central Nervous System
Auditory Prosthesis
Huntington Med. Res. Inst. / House Ear Institute
Doug McCreery
Jean Moore
Bob Shannon
1:25 Discussion
1:40 Optic Nerve Chronic Stimulation in an Retinitis
Pigmentosa Blind Volunteer
Universite de Louvain Brussels, Belgium
Claude Veraart
2:10 Discussion
2:20 Stimulation of the Human Retina
Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary
Joe Rizzo
John Wyatt
2:50 Discussion
3:00 BREAK and POSTER VIEWING
3:30 Stimulation of the Human Retina
Johns Hopkins University
Mark Humayan
Eugene Dejuan
4:00 Discussion
4:10 The Utah Visual Prosthesis Project
The University of Utah
Richard Normann
4:40 Discussion
4:50 The NIH Visual Prosthesis Project
Lab of Neural Control/NINDS
Edward Schmidt
Bill Heetderks
Terry Hambrecht
5:20 Discussion
5:30 Adjourn
Note: Be sure to visit the posters in the hallways and foyer.
Authors will be at their posters during breaks.

Friday, October 30, 1998

8:00 a.m. Microstimulation of the Lumbosacral Spinal Cord - Mapping
Case Western Reserve University
Warren Grill
8:25 Discussion
8:40 Microstimulation of the Lumbosacral Spinal Cord - Mapping
University of Pittsburgh
Jim Roppolo
9:05 Discussion
9:20 Chronic Microstimulation of the Lumbosacral Spinal Cord
Huntington Med. Res. Inst.
Doug McCreery
Albert Lossinsky
9:45 Discussion
10:00 BREAK and POSTER VIEWING
10:20 Safe Stimulation of Neural Tissue
Huntington Med. Res. Inst.
Bill Agnew
Doug McCreery
Ted Yuen
10:55 Discussion
11:15 Surface Modification for Biocompatibility
University of Michigan
David Martin
Sue O'Shea
11:40 Discussion
11:55 LUNCH
1:00 p.m. Sensing Information from Afferent Signals
Simon Fraser University
Andy Hoffer
1:25 Discussion
1:40 Insulating Biomaterials
MIT
Dave Edell
2:05 Discussion
2:20 Multi-Channel Transcutaneous Cortical Stimulation System
Illinois Institute of Technology
Phil Troyk
2:45 Discussion
3:00 FINIS

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