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Overcome Everyday Hurdles

Empowering those with paralysis to regain conscious control of fingers, hand and wrist. 
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Journal Articles 

  1. Sharma G., Friedenberg D., Annetta N., Glenn B., Majstorovic C., Domas S., Bockbrader M., Mysiw J., Rezai A., Bouton C., “Cortical Control of Rhythmic and Discrete Movement in a Paralyzed Human using a Brain-Computer-Interface”, Scientific Reports, 6, 33807; 2016.

  2. Bouton C., Shaikhouni A., Annetta N., Bockbrader M., Friedenberg D., Nielson D., Sharma G., Sederberg P., Glenn B., Mysiw J., Morgan A., Deogaonkar M., Rezai A., “Restoring Cortical Control of Functional Movement in a Human with Quadriplegia”, Nature 533, 247–250 (12 May 2016).

  3. Sharma G., Annetta N., Friedenberg D., Shaikhouni A., Blanco T., Rezai A., Bouton C., “Time Stability and Coherence Analysis of Multi-Unit, Single-Unit and Local Field Potential Neuronal Signals in Chronically Implanted Brain Electrodes”, Bioelectronic Medicine, 2:63-71, 2015.

Conference Proceedings/Poster Presentations

  1. Annetta N., Sharma G., Shaikhouni A., Bockbrader M., Friedenberg D., Glenn B., Mysiw J., Rezai A., Bouton C., “Chronically Implanted Neuroprosthetic for Cortical Control of Hand Movements in a Tetraplegic Human”, North America Neuromod. Soc. 19th Annual Meeting, Dec 10-13, 2015, Las Vegas, NV.

  2. C. Bouton, N. Annetta, D. Friedenberg, G. Sharma, W. Mysiw, and A. Rezai, “Implanted Motor Neuroprosthetic for Real-Time Cortical Control of Hand Movements in a Human with Tetraplegia," International Neuromodulation Society 12th World Congress. June, 2015; Montreal, Canada. (Won the Best Abstract Award)

  3. Sharma G. Friedenberg D., Annetta N, Morgan A. Mysiw J., Rezai A., Bouton C., “Analysis of Intracortical Signals from a Chronically Implanted Brain-Computer Interface in a Human with Tetraplegia”, Int. Neuromod. Soc. 12th World Congress, June 6-11, 2015, Montreal, Canada.

  4. Friedenberg D., Sharma G., Annetta N., Morgan A., Mysiw J., Rezai A., Bouton C., "A Tool for Optimizing Neural Decoder Performance for Chronically Implanted Brain-Computer Interfaces", Int. Neuromod. Soc. 12th World Congress, 2015, Montreal, Canada.

  5. Annetta N., Sharma G., et. al. “Neural Bridging System to Link Cortical Activity to High Definition Stimulation for Wrist and Finger Movement in a Tetraplegic Subject”, 7th International IEEE EMBS Neural Engineering Conference, April 22-24, 2015, Montpellier, France.

  6. Annetta N., Buck V., Eubanks F., Friend J., Glenn B., Masters M., Schimmoeller A., and Bouton C., “High Definition Neuromuscular Stimulation System for Hand and Wrist Movement in a Tetraplegic Subject,” IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering. November 2013; San Diego, CA.

  7. Bermeo T., Sharma G., Bouton C., Burnaugh A., Annetta N., "Experiences in Implanting Microelectrode Arrays (MEA) for Chronic Neural Recording in Non-human Primates", 29th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Surgical Research, September 26-28, 2013, Clearwater Beach, FL.

  8. C. Bouton, N. Annetta, B. Glenn, W. Mysiw, and A. Rezai, "Neural Bridging and High Definition Neuromuscular Stimulation in Tetraplegia,” 11th World Congress of the International Neuromodulation Society, June 8-13, 2013, Berlin, Germany. 

  9. Bouton C. and Annetta N., “Neural Bridging: Recoding Motor Cortex Activity and Linking to High Resolution Neuromuscular Stimulation,” North American Neuromodulation Society, 16th Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV (6-9 Dec 2012). 

  10. Bouton C., Annetta N., Arora S., Buck V., Eubanks C., Friend J., Glenn B., Mack N., Masters M., Schimmoeller A., “High Definition Neuromuscular Stimulation and Encoding,” IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference Brain Machine Interface Workshop, San Diego, CA (Sep 2012)