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Stephanie Lacour   Dr.  Other 
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Stephanie Lacour published an article in February 2019.
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Gregoire Courtine

90 shared publications

Center for Neuroprosthetics and Brain Mind Institute, School of Life Sciences, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland

Atif Aziz

23 shared publications

Nanoscience Centre, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, CB3 0FF Cambridge, U.K.

Ivan R. Minev

12 shared publications

Bertarelli Foundation Chair in Neuroprosthetic Technology, Laboratory for Soft Bioelectronic Interfaces, Centre for Neuroprosthetics, Institute of Microengineering and Institute of Bioengineering, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

A. Robinson

1 shared publications

Nanoscience Centre, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB01FF, United Kingdom

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Article 0 Reads 0 Citations Harnessing the Rheological Properties of Liquid Metals To Shape Soft Electronic Conductors for Wearable Applications Arthur Hirsch, Laurent Dejace, Hadrien O. Michaud, Stéphanie... Published: 04 February 2019
Accounts of Chemical Research, doi: 10.1021/acs.accounts.8b00489
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Article 1 Read 0 Citations A microfabricated nerve-on-a-chip platform for rapid assessment of neural conduction in explanted peripheral nerve fiber... Sandra Gribi, Sophie Du Bois De Dunilac, Diego Ghezzi, Stéph... Published: 23 October 2018
Nature Communications, doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-06895-7
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Peripheral nerves are anisotropic and heterogeneous neural tissues. Their complex physiology restricts realistic in vitro models, and high resolution and selective probing of axonal activity. Here, we present a nerve-on-a-chip platform that enables rapid extracellular recording and axonal tracking of action potentials collected from tens of myelinated fibers. The platform consists of microfabricated stimulation and recording microchannel electrode arrays. First, we identify conduction velocities of action potentials traveling through the microchannel and propose a robust data-sorting algorithm using velocity selective recording. We optimize channel geometry and electrode spacing to enhance the algorithm reliability. Second, we demonstrate selective heat-induced neuro-inhibition of peripheral nerve activity upon local illumination of a conjugated polymer (P3HT) blended with a fullerene derivative (PCBM) coated on the floor of the microchannel. We demonstrate the nerve-on-a-chip platform is a versatile tool to optimize the design of implantable peripheral nerve interfaces and test selective neuromodulation techniques ex vivo.
Article 0 Reads 0 Citations Thin Metal Films: A Method to Form Smooth Films of Liquid Metal Supported by Elastomeric Substrate (Adv. Sci. 10/2018) Arthur Hirsch, Stéphanie P. Lacour Published: 01 October 2018
Advanced Science, doi: 10.1002/advs.201870060
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Article 0 Reads 0 Citations A Method to Form Smooth Films of Liquid Metal Supported by Elastomeric Substrate Arthur Hirsch, Stéphanie P. Lacour Published: 09 August 2018
Advanced Science, doi: 10.1002/advs.201800256
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Several methods are proposed to manipulate and pattern liquid metal films into elastic conductors but all lack precise control over the film thickness and roughness, thereby limiting its uniformity, stability, and reproducibility. Here, an approach relying solely on wetting phenomena is proposed to produce smooth film of liquid gallium (Ga) on extended surface areas with controlled thickness and electrical properties. The surface chemistry and topography of silicone rubber (poly(dimethylsiloxane)) is engineered with microstructured pillars and gold precoating layer to produce Ga superlyophilic substrates. Physical vapor deposition of Ga on such substrates leads to the formation of smooth and homogeneous films by imbibition of the surface topography rather than coalescence and formation of Ga drops. By capillarity, Ga accumulates in between the pillars up to their top surface, forming a smooth film with a root mean square roughness (Rq) smaller than 100 nm. The wetting conditions and electromechanical properties of the resulting films are compared based on the selection of the microtexture patterns and a model of the film sheet resistance as a function of the texture geometrical parameters is established.
PROCEEDINGS-ARTICLE 1 Read 0 Citations Long-term functionality of a soft electrode array for epidural spinal cord stimulation in a minipig model Giuseppe Schiavone, Fabien Wagner, Florian Fallegger, Xiaoya... Published: 01 July 2018
2018 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), doi: 10.1109/embc.2018.8512584
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PROCEEDINGS-ARTICLE 1 Read 0 Citations Selective Recruitment of Arm Motoneurons in Nonhuman Primates Using Epidural Electrical Stimulation of the Cervical Spin... Beatrice Barra, Camille Roux, Melanie Kaeser, Giuseppe Schia... Published: 01 July 2018
2018 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), doi: 10.1109/embc.2018.8512554
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