#CNBR_Open Seminar

Interfacing with the brain via a spinal electrical neural link
Dr. Amol Yadav
23rd Sept. 2021
17.00 - 18.30 МSК
16:00 - 17:30 CET
10:00 - 11:30 EST
CNBR Skoltech,
While brain-machine interfaces and assistive rehabilitation technologies help to restore motor function, lack of sensation is a major barrier to effective recovery.

In this talk of the CNBR_Open Project, Dr. Yadav will present research showing how spinal cord stimulation (SCS) can be used to create an artificial sensory neural link with the brain.

He will share results demonstrating the ability of SCS to generate robust sensory percepts in rodents and primates and showcase how the novel sensory link can be utilized to treat motor symptoms in animal models of Parkinson's disease.

Dr. Yadav will then briefly discuss his future research and his vision of using spinal interfaces for the rehabilitation of patients with sensory and motor deficits.
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About Speaker
Amol Yadav
Dr. Amol Yadav is a neuroscientist and biomedical engineer.

He is an Assistant Professor at the Indiana University School of Medicine

Dr. Yadav's scientific interests lie in the area of neuroengineering technologies intending to treat neurological disorders.

In his work, he combines multiple interdisciplinary research domains, including engineering, neuroscience, and medicine.

He uses multi-electrode neurophysiological recordings and electrical stimulation to design therapies for treating disorders that affect the nervous system as well as for understanding how the brain works.
17:00 - 18:30 МСК
sharing knowledge in neuroscience and neurotechnology
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