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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
9:00Welcome - NINDSGerald Fischbach
9:10Welcome - NIDCDJim Battey
9:20Update and OrientationTerry Hambrecht
9:30

Multichannel Stimulating and
Intracortical Recording Electrodes
University of Michigan
Ken Wise
10:00Discussion
10:15BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING
10:40Hermetic Packages and Feedthroughs
University of Michigan
Khalil Najafi
11:05Discussion
11:20Microstimulators and Microtransducers
for Functional Neuromuscular Stimulation
A.E. Mann Foundation / Ill Institute of
Technology / Queens University
Joe Schulman
Phil Troyk
Jerry Loeb
11:45Discussion
12:00LUNCH
1:00Unassisted Standing by FNS
Case Western Reserve University
Ron Triolo
Weiseng Zhao
Jim Abbas
1:25Discussion
1:40Functional Neuromuscular Stimulation (FNS)
Case Western Reserve University
Pat Crago
Clayton VanDoren
Hunter Peckham
Rich Lauer
Wendy Murray
2:10Discussion
2:25 p.m.FNS Electrodes
Case Western Reserve University
Tom Mortimer
Matthew Tarler
2:50Discussion
3:05BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING
3:40Cortical Control of Neural Prostheses
Arizona State University
Andy Schwartz
Daryl Kipke
Rob Isaacs
4:05Discussion
4:20Cortical Control of Neural Prostheses
Allegheny University of the Health Sciences
John Chapin
Miguel Nicolelis
4:45Discussion
5:00Adjourn
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
8:25Discussion
8:40Speech Processors for Auditory Prostheses
MIT
Don Eddington
9:05Discussion
9:20Speech Processors for Auditory Prostheses
Research Triangle Institute
Blake Wilson
9:45Discussion
Note: Be sure to visit the posters in the hallways and foyer.
Authors will be at their posters during breaks.
10:00BREAK and POSTER VIEWING
10:30Protective Effects of Patterned Electrical StimulationPat Leake
Russ Snyder
UCSF
10:55Discussion
11:10Percutaneous Connectors
BioElectric Corporation
Lou Rucker
Albert Lossinsky
11:35Discussion
11:50LUNCH
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
1:25Discussion
1:40Optic Nerve Chronic Stimulation in an Retinitis
Pigmentosa Blind Volunteer
Universite de Louvain Brussels, Belgium
Claude Veraart
2:10Discussion
2:20Stimulation of the Human Retina
Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary
Joe Rizzo
John Wyatt
2:50Discussion
3:00BREAK and POSTER VIEWING
3:30Stimulation of the Human Retina
Johns Hopkins University
Mark Humayan
Eugene Dejuan
4:00Discussion
4:10The Utah Visual Prosthesis Project
The University of Utah
Richard Normann
4:40Discussion
4:50The NIH Visual Prosthesis Project
Lab of Neural Control/NINDS
Edward Schmidt
Bill Heetderks
Terry Hambrecht
5:20Discussion
5:30Adjourn
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
8:25Discussion
8:40Microstimulation of the Lumbosacral Spinal Cord - Mapping
University of Pittsburgh
Jim Roppolo
9:05Discussion
9:20Chronic Microstimulation of the Lumbosacral Spinal Cord
Huntington Med. Res. Inst.
Doug McCreery
Albert Lossinsky
9:45Discussion
10:00BREAK and POSTER VIEWING
10:20Safe Stimulation of Neural Tissue
Huntington Med. Res. Inst.
Bill Agnew
Doug McCreery
Ted Yuen
10:55Discussion
11:15Surface Modification for Biocompatibility
University of Michigan
David Martin
Sue O'Shea
11:40Discussion
11:55LUNCH
1:00 p.m.Sensing Information from Afferent Signals
Simon Fraser University
Andy Hoffer
1:25Discussion
1:40Insulating Biomaterials
MIT
Dave Edell
2:05Discussion
2:20Multi-Channel Transcutaneous Cortical Stimulation System
Illinois Institute of Technology
Phil Troyk
2:45Discussion
3:00FINIS

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