About this Research Topic
In addition to advancing basic neuroscience, bidirectional neural interfaces provide novel adaptive neuroprosthetic devices that incorporate artificial sensory feedback. Activity-dependent stimulation also promises innovative paradigms for effective treatment of neurological diseases. The special topic will include, but not be restricted to: closed loop electrophysiological experiments from single neurons to neuronal networks, feedback control of neuronal signaling on the cellular & molecular level, the use of optical methods in closed loop paradigms, theoretical modeling in closed loop neuronal control, advancements in hardware or software or materials enhancing electrophysiological recordings for closed loop applications, biologically inspired closed loop robotics control and clinical applications of bidirectional interfaces.
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