UT Dallas researchers are at the forefront of investigations into brain plasticity and its role in the development of tinnitus and chronic pain, as well as stroke, traumatic brain injury, autism, schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease.
An ultra low-power wireless neural interface chip for digitizing, amplifying and sending cortical implant device data to an external computer photographed on a U.S. dime.
A wearable wireless sensor that can detect precursors of falls. The system will be used for fall prevention in the elderly.
Brain response to 15 cortical implants. The holes show where wires were placed.
A peripheral nerve implant that can control a prosthetic limb. UT Dallas researchers are using this device in pre-clinical research to aid patients who have lost a limb.
Four cortical implants (orange lines) successfully recording from neurons (green).
UT Dallas researchers are developing a new generation of more efficient and robust implantable antennas to transmit and receive crucial data between biomedical devices and the external world.
Glial fibrillary acidic proteins moving through a brain. The bright yellow area represents the brain’s response to a cortical implant that has been removed.
A neural recording probe surface composed of titanium nanorods 5-10 nanometers in diameter. Nanorods are being studied for more efficient recording and activation of neurons.
This microelectrode array (MEA) stimulates and records neurons, providing tremendous insight into how the nervous system receives, processes and transmits information.