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The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
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  • Title: Neurostimulation of the Cholinergic Antiinflammatory Pathway in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Authors: Yaakov A Levine, Frieda Koopman, Michael Faltys, Ralph Zitnik, and Paul-Peter Tak
    Abstract: Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) cause significant morbidity and mortality. Despite significant therapeutic advances, the medical need for patients with these disorders remains high. An ...
    Volume: Bioelectronic Medicine 2014
    Page Range: 34-43
    DOI: 10.15424/bioelectronmed.2014.00008
    Date Published: December 2, 2014
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  • Title: A Stimulating Concept: Bioelectronic Medicine in Inflammatory Disease

    Authors: Peder S Olofsson
    Abstract: Recent discoveries in neuroscience and immunology have revealed that stimulation of specific neural circuits can ameliorate certain experimental inflammatory diseases. Accumulating evidence on a prototypical reflex circuit ...
    Volume: Bioelectronic Medicine 2014
    Page Range: 30-33
    DOI: 10.15424/bioelectronmed.2014.00007
    Date Published: December 2, 2014
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    A Stimulating Concept: Bioelectronic Medicine in Inflammatory Disease New description 188 KB

  • Title: The Neural Tourniquet

    Authors: Jason R Fritz and Jared M Huston
    Abstract: Bioelectronic medicine aims to understand and harness the beneficial effects of the nervous system and neural circuits to diagnose, treat and prevent disease. For example, targeted electrical stimulation devices can ...
    Volume: Bioelectronic Medicine 2014
    Page Range: 25-29
    DOI: 10.15424/bioelectronmed.2014.00006
    Date Published: December 2, 2014
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  • Title: Bioelectronics as a Possible Therapeutic Modality Targeting Sphincteric Dysfunction in Gastrointestinal Disorders

    Authors: Larry Miller and Anil Vegesna
    Abstract: Sphincters in the gastrointestinal tract control the movement of luminal contents in the forward direction and prevent their movement in the backward direction. Defective sphincters are responsible for many of the disorders in ...
    Volume: Bioelectronic Medicine 2014
    Page Range: 19-24
    DOI: 10.15424/bioelectronmed.2014.00005
    Date Published: December 2, 2014
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    Bioelectronics as a Possible Therapeutic Modality Targeting Sphincteric Dysfunction in Gastrointestinal Disorders New description 2287 KB

  • Title: Graph Theory–Guided Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Neurodegenerative Disorders

    Authors: Ji Hyun Ko, Yoon Young Choi, and David Eidelberg
    Abstract: The emergence of brain imaging techniques has shed light on the underlying mechanisms of brain diseases. Abnormalities found in the diseased brain have often been targeted by transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), which can ...
    Volume: Bioelectronic Medicine 2014
    Page Range: 15-18
    DOI: 10.15424/bioelectronmed.2014.00004
    Date Published: December 2, 2014
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    Bioelectronics as a Possible Therapeutic Modality Targeting Sphincteric Dysfunction in Gastrointestinal Disorders New description 2287 KB

  • Title: Bioelectronic Medicine and the Dawn of Robotic Training to Improve Motor Outcome in Chronic Stroke

    Authors: Bruce T Volpe
    Abstract: Engineers and clinicians have cooperated to produce and test new classes of bioelectronics that have altered motor impairment that occurs after stroke. The rationale that increased intensity of training alters outcome derives ...
    Volume: Bioelectronic Medicine 2014
    Page Range: 9-14
    DOI: 10.15424/bioelectronmed.2014.00002
    Date Published: December 2, 2014
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  • Title: Monitoring the Injured Brain

    Authors: Chunyan Li and Raj K Narayan
    Abstract: Traumatic brain injury is a serious public health problem in the United States, accounting for nearly 1.7 million injuries and 52,000 deaths annually. The initial brain injury is made worse by secondary events which include, but are ...
    Volume: Bioelectronic Medicine 2014
    Page Range: 4-8
    DOI: 10.15424/bioelectronmed.2014.00010
    Date Published: December 2, 2014
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    Monitoring the Injured Brain New description 1053 KB

  • Title: Bioelectronic Medicine—Novel Way to Treat Diseases

    Authors: Sangeeta S Chavan
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    Volume: Bioelectronic Medicine 2014
    Page Range: 2-3
    DOI: 10.15424/bioelectronmed.2014.00009
    Date Published: December 2, 2014
    Article PDF:
    Bioelectronic Medicine—Novel Way to Treat Diseases New description 168 KB

  • Title: The Revolutionary Future of Bioelectronic Medicine

    Authors: Kevin J Tracey
    Abstract:
    Volume: Bioelectronic Medicine 2014
    Page Range: 1
    DOI: 10.15424/bioelectronmed.2014.00001
    Date Published: June 25, 2014
    Article PDF:
    The Revolutionary Future of Bioelectronic Medicine New description 207 KB

  • Title: Implantable Biofuel Cells Operating In Vivo—Potential Power Sources for Bioelectronic Devices

    Authors: Evgeny Katz
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    Volume: Bioelectronic Medicine 2015
    Page Range: 1-12
    DOI: 10.15424/bioelectronmed.2014.00011
    Date Published: January 7, 2015
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  • Title: Gastrointestinal Electrical Neuromodulation for Functional Gastrointestinal Diseases, Obesity and Diabetes

    Authors: Jieyun Yin and Jiande DZ Chen
    Abstract: Along the gut, there are rhythmic myoelectrical activities called slow waves that regulate gastrointestinal motility. Impairment in gastrointestinal slow waves and motility causes various disorders such as gastroesophageal ...
    Volume: Bioelectronic Medicine 2015
    Page Range: 13-19
    DOI: 10.15424/bioelectronmed.2015.00002
    Date Published: January 28, 2015
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  • Title: Neural Decoding and Applications in Bioelectronic Medicine

    Authors: Chad Bouton
    Abstract: Neural decoding is a field involving the use of signal processing and machine learning methods to decode brain activity for various applications including assistive technology for people living with paralysis and diagnosing ...
    Volume: Bioelectronic Medicine 2015
    Page Range: 20-24
    DOI: 10.15424/bioelectronmed.2014.00012
    Date Published: January 28, 2015
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  • Title: Impact of Bioelectronic Medicine on the Neural Regulation of Pelvic Visceral Function

    Authors: William C de Groat and Changfeng Tai
    Abstract: Neuromodulation elicited by electrical stimulation of peripheral or spinal nerves is a U.S. Food and Drug Administered (FDA)-approved therapy for treating disorders of the pelvic viscera, including urinary urgency, ...
    Volume: Bioelectronic Medicine 2015
    Page Range: 25-36
    DOI: 10.15424/bioelectronmed.2015.00003
    Date Published: January 22, 2015
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  • Title: Single-Pulse and Unidirectional Electrical Activation of the Cervical Vagus Nerve Reduces Tumor Necrosis Factor in Endotoxemia

    Authors: Peder S Olofsson, Yaakov A Levine, April Caravaca, Sangeeta S Chavan, Valentin A Pavlov, Michael Faltys, and Kevin J Tracey
    Abstract: The inflammatory reflex is a neural circuit defined by action potentials transmitted in the vagus nerve that regulate cytokine production in the spleen. Detailed mechanistic studies implicate the vagus nerve, the splenic nerve, a ...
    Volume: Bioelectronic Medicine 2015
    Page Range: 37-42
    DOI: 10.15424/bioelectronmed.2015.00006
    Date Published: May 13, 2015
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    June 11, 2015 New description 1551 KB

  • Title: Chronic Electrical Nerve Stimulation as a Therapeutic Intervention for Peripheral Nerve Repair

    Authors: Miyuki Sakuma, Ivan R Minev, Sandra Gribi, Bhagat Singh, Clifford J Woolf, and Stéphanie P Lacour
    Abstract: When a peripheral nerve is injured after either trauma or a neurodegenerative disease, motor function and sensory perception are impaired. Repair strategies aim both at reconstructing the damaged nerve and in promoting ...
    Volume: Bioelectronic Medicine 2015
    Page Range: 43-48
    DOI: 10.15424/bioelectronmed.2015.00005
    Date Published: July 28, 2015
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  • Title: Imagining the Future of Medicine

    Authors: Christopher J Czura
    Abstract: Christopher J. Czura, PhD, is Vice President of the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Executive Publisher of the Feinstein Institute Press’s international, peer-reviewed journals, Molecular Medicine and ...
    Volume: Bioelectronic Medicine 2015
    Page Range: 49-50
    DOI: 10.15424/bioelectronmed.2015.00004
    Date Published: August 17, 2015
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  • Title: Alan Lightman’s Response to “Imagining the Future of Medicine” Commentary

    Authors: Alan Lightman
    Abstract: Alan Lightman, is a novelist, essayist, physicist and educator, who from an early age, was entranced by both science and the arts. Lightman received his AB degree in physics from Princeton University in 1970, Phi Beta Kappa and magna ...
    Volume: Bioelectronic Medicine 2015
    Page Range: 51-52
    DOI: 10.15424/bioelectronmed.2015.00007
    Date Published: August 17, 2015
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  • Title: Melissa Masters’s Response to “Imagining the Future of Medicine” Commentary

    Authors: Melissa Masters
    Abstract: Ms. Masters is Director of Electrical, Software and Systems Engineering at Battelle and heads Battelle’s DeviceSecure Services. Ms. Masters has more than 15 years of experience in product development as a project manager, systems ...
    Volume: Bioelectronic Medicine 2015
    Page Range: 53-54
    DOI: 10.15424/bioelectronmed.2015.00009
    Date Published: August 17, 2015
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  • Title: Microchannel Electrode Stimulation of Deep Peroneal Nerve Fascicles Induced Mean Arterial Depressor Response in Hypertensive Rats

    Authors: Young-tae Kim, Aswini Kanneganti, Caleb Nothnagle, Ryan Landrith, Masaki Mizuno, Muthu B J Wijesundara, Scott Smith, and Mario I Romero-Ortega
    Abstract: Hypertension (HTN) affects over 1 billion people in the world, and while most are treated effectively with pharmacological regimens, 10–30% of them do not show a beneficial response. Electrical stimulation of the renal ...
    Volume: Bioelectronic Medicine 2015
    Page Range: 55-62
    DOI: 10.15424/bioelectronmed.2015.00001
    Date Published: August 28, 2015
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  • Title: Time Stability and Coherence Analysis of Multiunit, Single-Unit and Local Field Potential Neuronal Signals in Chronically Implanted Brain Electrodes

    Authors: Gaurav Sharma, Nicholas Annetta, David Friedenberg, Tony Blanco, Daphne Vasconcelos, Ammar Shaikhouni, Ali R Rezai, and Chad Bouton
    Abstract: Introducing neural sensing and decoding to open-loop neurostimulation technologies has the potential to significantly improve the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of diseases treated through bioelectronic medicine. ...
    Volume: Bioelectronic Medicine 2015
    Page Range: 63 - 71
    DOI: 10.15424/bioelectronmed.2015.00010
    Date Published: September 9, 2015
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  • Title: Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Treatment of Inflammation:Systematic Review of Animal Models and Clinical Studies

    Authors: Harwood Kwan, Luca Garzoni, Hai Lun Liu, Mingju Cao, Andre Desrochers, Gilles Fecteau, Patrick Burns, and Martin G Frasch
    Abstract: Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) has been used since 1997 for treatment of drug-resistant epilepsy. More recently, an off-label use of VNS has been explored in animal models and clinical trials for treatment of a number of conditions ...
    Volume: Bioelectronic Medicine 2016
    Page Range: 1-6
    DOI: 10.15424/bioelectronmed.2016.00005
    Date Published:
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  • Title: Cytokine-specific Neurograms in the Sensory Vagus Nerve

    Authors: Benjamin E Steinberg, Harold A Silverman, Sergio Robbiati, Manoj K Gunasekaran, Téa Tsaava, Emily Battinelli, Andrew Stiegler, Chad E Bouton, Sangeeta S Chavan, Kevin J Tracey, and Patricio T Huerta
    Abstract: The axons of the sensory, or afferent, vagus nerve transmit action potentials to the central nervous system in response to changes in the body’s metabolic and physiological status. Recent advances in identifying neural circuits ...
    Volume: Bioelectronic Medicine 2016
    Page Range: 7-17
    DOI: 10.15424/bioelectronmed.2016.00007
    Date Published: December 21, 2016
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  • Title: Neuronal Circuits Modulate Antigen Flow Through Lymph Nodes

    Authors: William M Hanes, Peder S Olofsson, Sébastien Talbot, Tea Tsaava, Mahendar Ochani, Gavin H Imperato, Yaakov A Levine, Jesse Roth, Maud A Pascal, Simmie L Foster, Ping Wang, Clifford Woolf, Sangeeta S Chavan, and Kevin J Tracey
    Abstract: When pathogens and toxins breech the epithelial barrier, antigens are transported by the lymphatic system to lymph nodes. In previously immunized animals, antigens become trapped in the draining lymph nodes, but the underlying ...
    Volume: Bioelectronic Medicine 2016
    Page Range: 18-29
    DOI: 10.15424/bioelectronmed.2016.00001
    Date Published: December 20, 2016
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  • Title: Neuronal Circuits Modulate Antigen Flow through Lymph Nodes

    Date: December 20, 2016
    Author: Hanes et al.
    Link: http://static.smallworldlabs.com/bioelecmed/content/pdfstore/16_001_Hanes.pdf
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