Cortical activation following chronic passive implantation of a wide-field suprachoroidal retinal prosthesis
Joel Villalobos, James B Fallon, David AX Nayagam, Mohit N Shivdasani, Chi D Luu, Penelope J Allen, Robert K Shepherd, Chris E Williams
Journal of Neural Engineering | IOP PUBLISHING LTD | Published : 2014
The authors wish to thank Mark McCombe for assistance with surgeries; Helen Feng for implant manufacturing; Alexia Saunders and Michelle McPhedran for assistance during the experiments; Rosemary Cicione for software coding; Rodney Millard for stimulator design; Thomas Landry and Sam John for data collection; and Sue Pierce and Elisa Borg for animal care. This work was performed at the Bionics Institute at St. Vincent's Hospital, and the Centre for Eye Research Australia from the University of Melbourne at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. Funding was provided by the Ian Potter Foundation and the Australian Research Council through its Special Research Initiative in Bionic Vision Science and Technology grant to Bionic Vision Australia (BVA). The Bionics Institute and the Centre for Eye Research Australia acknowledge the support they receive from the Victorian Government through its Operational Infrastructure Support Program.