Today:
TBD
TBD
11:00
Upcoming:
TBA
Eleonora Zari
Fri, 28 Feb 2020, 15:00
LHCb's Software Trigger or How to Find Tracks Online (fast)
André Günther
Wed, 4 Mar 2020, 15:15
TBD
TBD
Thu, 5 Mar 2020, 11:00
TBA
Greg Green
Fri, 6 Mar 2020, 15:00
TBD
TBD
Thu, 12 Mar 2020, 11:00

Interfacing with the Brain Using Organic Electronics

Prof. Dr. George Malliaras , University of Cambridge, UK
One of the most important scientific and technological frontiers of our time is the interfacing of electronics with the human brain. This endeavour promises to help understand how the brain works and deliver new tools for diagnosis and treatment of pathologies including epilepsy and Parkinson’s disease. Current solutions, however, are limited by the materials that are brought in contact with the tissue and transduce signals across the biotic/abiotic interface. Recent advances in organic electronics have made available materials with a unique combination of attractive properties, including mechanical flexibility, mixed ionic/electronic conduction, enhanced biocompatibility, and capability for drug delivery. I will present examples of novel devices for recording and stimulation of neurons and show that organic electronic materials offer tremendous opportunities to study the brain and treat its pathologies.
Colloquium on Advanced Materials
23 May 2019, 17:00
Centre for Advanced Materials, INF 225, 01.413

Add to calendar Add to calendar