Minimally invasive endovascular stent-electrode array for high-fidelity, chronic recordings of cortical neural activity
Thomas J Oxley, Nicholas L Opie, Sam E John, Gil S Rind, Stephen M Ronayne, Tracey L Wheeler, Jack W Judy, Alan J McDonald, Anthony Dornom, Timothy JH Lovell, Christopher Steward, David J Garrett, Bradford A Moffat, Elaine H Lui, Nawaf Yassi, Bruce CV Campbell, Yan T Wong, Kate E Fox, Ewan S Nurse, Iwan E Bennett Show all
Nature biotechnology | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2016
Awarded by US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Microsystems Technology Office
Awarded by Office of Naval Research (ONR) Global
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC)
The research was supported by US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Microsystems Technology Office contract N66001-12-1-4045; Office of Naval Research (ONR) Global N62909-14-1-N020; National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC) Project Grant APP1062532 and Development Grant APP1075117; Defence Health Foundation, Australia (Booster Grant); Defence Science Institute, Australia, grant; Brain Foundation, Australia, research gift; and the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program. T.J.O. acknowledges the support of the Royal Melbourne Hospital Neuroscience Foundation for the Warren Haynes Fellowship, as well as the Faculty of Medicine, University of Melbourne for the Leslie Eric Paddle Scholarship in Neurology. We thank Covidien (Medtronic) for provision of 30 Solitaire stentriever devices as a product research grant, K. Wilson and S. Cudennec for MRI data acquisition; C. Hall, A. Stevenson and A. Maksimenko for synchrotron acquisition; G. Sharma and S. Salinas for imaging analysis; H. Lau and T. Vale for surgical assistance; and L. Warne for anesthetic assistance. We acknowledge the facilities, and the scientific and technical assistance of the Australian National Imaging Facility at the Melbourne Brain Centre Imaging Unit, as well as the Imaging and Medical beamline at the Australian Synchrotron, Victoria, Australia.