Polypyrrole-coated electrodes for the delivery of charge and neurotrophins to cochlear neurons
Rachael T Richardson, Andrew K Wise, Brianna C Thompson, Brianna O Flynn, Patrick J Atkinson, Nicole J Fretwell, James B Fallon, Gordon G Wallace, Rob K Shepherd, Graeme M Clark, Stephen J O'Leary
Biomaterials | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2009
Awarded by NIH
The authors would like to thank the following funding institutions associated with this research: Stavros S. Niarchos Foundation, John T Reid Charitable Trusts, Royal National Institute for Deaf People, Pierce Armstrong Foundation, The University of Melbourne, Department of Otolaryngology, NIH contract HHS-N-263-2007-00053-C and ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science. The authors are also grateful for the help of Dr Carrie Newbold in collection of impedance data and research engineer Rodney Millard for helpful discussions.