Samia Benmerah

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Microelectrode arrays (MEAs) are designed to monitor and/or stimulate extracellularly neuronal activity. However, the biomechanical and structural mismatch between current MEAs and neural tissues remains a challenge for neural interfaces. This article describes a material strategy to prepare neural electrodes with improved mechanical compliance that relies(More)
Neural interfaces are implanted devices that couple the nervous system to electronic circuitry. They are intended for long term use to control assistive technologies such as muscle stimulators or prosthetics that compensate for loss of function due to injury. Here we present a novel design of interface for peripheral nerves. Recording from axons is(More)
The spiral peripheral nerve interface (SPNI) has been developed to record neural activity by utilizing the body's own ability to regenerate axons after injury. The implantable device is capable of providing a chronic recording array for use with technology designed to compensate for a loss of motor function. The SPNI offers a good route to establishing an(More)
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