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Monday 25 April 2022, 02:00pm BrainCom Online Workshop: Novel technologies for high-density brain mapping

BrainCom Online Workshop: Novel technologies for high-density brain mapping Monday 25 April 2022, 02:00pm  ONLINE Register HERE BrainCom is a collaborative research project that aims to develop a new generation of neuroprosthetic devices for large-scale and high density recording and stimulation of the human cortex, suitable to explore and repair high-level cognitive functions. Since one of

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BrainCom Partners Publish a Review on Novel Transducers for High-channel-count Neuroelectronic Recording Interfaces

Congratulations to Anton Guimerà-Brunet, Eduard Masvidal-Codina, Jose Cisneros-Fernández, Francesc Serra-Graells and Jose Antonio Garrido for the publication of their review on Novel transducers for high-channel-count neuroelectronic recording interfaces, recently published in Current Opinion in Biotechnology (2021). This review provides an overview of state-of-the-art neuroelectronic technologies, with emphasis on recording site architectures which enable the implementation of

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BrainCom’s Ethics Leader Stephen Rainey Interviewed at the Guardian

Prof Stephen Rainey from the Oxford’s Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics comments on the promise of neurotechnology to make lives better and a new set of rights to protect the integrity of our minds. A discussion has recently been set up when bioethicists proposed a new class of legal rights ‘neuro rights’ describing the freedom

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Braincom at the 2021 Smart City Expo World Congress and its New Materials’s Forum, PuzzleX

Held in Barcelona since 2011, Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) is the international leading event for cities. SCEWC mission is to empower cities and collectivize urban innovation across the globe. Through promoting social innovation, establishing partnerships and identifying business opportunities, the event is dedicated to creating a better future for cities and their citizens.

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The Braincom Virtual Reality (VRainCom) Experience Ready for Everyone’s Smartphone!

The Braincom Virtual Reality Experience is ready to be downloaded for free for the public at large! Learn through an immersive virtual reality experience how the European project BrainCom is developing cutting edge technology based on graphene to help patients who suffered injuries to recover speech functionalities. Please download the app for Android and iOS

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Braincom Celebrates 2021 European Researchers’ Night on Sept 24th

The ICN2 participated in a larger event organized at the Cosmocaixa Science interactive Museum in Barcelona to celebrate the European Researchers’ night. Along with other institutions as the ICMAB, the CRAG, and the IBEC, the ICN2 had a stand to discuss with attendees about nanoscience and nanotechnology, the education program Nanoeduca and the European project Braincom. Side by side with Dr Amador Pérez Tomás, WP7

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BrainCom Exhibits at the 2021 Biennial Ciutat i Ciencia in Barcelona

[Barcelona] The BrainCom Project was exhibited in two events during the 2021 Biennal Ciutat i Ciencia in Barcelona, Spain. On 10 June, BrainCom project coordinator and ICREA Professor Jose Antonio Garrido (ICN2) discussed how new technology is being developed in Spain, and how materials such as the graphene, may change the evolution of neurological diseases

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Carbon Incorporation in MOCVD of MoS2 Thin Films Grown from an Organosulfide Precursor

Congratulations to CM Schaefer, JM Caicedo Roque, G Sauthier, J Bousquet, C Hébert, JR Sperling, A Pérez-Tomás, J Santiso, E del Corro, and JA Garrido on their publication entitled “Carbon Incorporation in MOCVD of MoS2 Thin Films Grown from an Organosulfide Precursor” that was recently published in Chemistry of Materials! Abstract With the rise of

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Microelectrode arrays for simultaneous electrophysiology and advanced optical microscopy

Congratulations to S Middya, VF Curto, A Fernández-Villegas, M Robbins, J Gurke, EJM Moonen, GS Kaminski Schierle, & GG Malliaras on their publication entitled “Microelectrode arrays for simultaneous electrophysiology and advanced optical microscopy,” that was recently published in Advanced Science! Abstract Advanced optical imaging techniques address important biological questions in neuroscience, where structures such as

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Characterization of optogenetically-induced cortical spreading depression in awake mice using graphene micro-transistor arrays

Congratulations to E Masvidal-Codina, TM Smith, D Rathore, Y Gao, X Illa, E Prats-Alfonso, E Del Corro, A Bonaccini Calia, G Rius, and I Martin-Fernandez on their publication entitled “Characterization of optogenetically-induced cortical spreading depression in awake mice using graphene micro-transistor arrays” that was recently published in Journal of Neural Engineering! Abstract Objective. The development

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