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2019 Highlights

World Economic Forum in Davos

Mental Health front of mind at 2019 World Economic Forum: Stanford team presents Mental Health Advancements utilizing “Precision Psychiatry”
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2016 Highlights

Wireless optogenetics

Neuroscientists Wirelessly Control the Brain of a Scampering Lab Mouse
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Scientists Can Now Control Mice With Radio Waves And Light
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Hackers could someday wirelessly take over your BRAIN: Unnerving technique proves successful in mice
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2015 Highlights

Wireless optogenetics

Our work on wireless optogenetics originally appeared in Nature Methods.

Stanford engineers develop a wireless, fully implantable device to stimulate nerves in mice
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With a Better Optogenetic Light Switch, Scientists Can Flip Neurons On and Off
Featured on IEEE Spectrum. > Read more

Revolutionary Neuroscience Technique Slated for Human Clinical Trials
Featured on Scientific American. > Read more

Commentary appeared in Nature Biotechnology.

Self-tracking wireless energy transfer

Our work on self-tracking energy transfer originally appeared in Physical Review Applied.

Synopsis: Runaway Brain
Featured on Physics. > Read more

Wireless Neural Implants
Featured on Physics Central. > Read more

Wirelessly powered brain implant could treat depression
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Manipuler le cerveau des souris sans fil
Featured on Le Monde. > Read more

2014 Highlights

Wireless microimplants

Our work on wirelessly powered microimplants originally appeared in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Stanford engineer invents safe way to transfer energy to medical chips in the body
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Wireless Medical Implant Is Smaller Than a Grain of Rice
Featured on NBC News. > Read more

Wireless power breakthrough allows for ‘electroceuticals’
Featured on Wired. > Read more

Stanford researchers develop tiny wireless implant
Featured on SF Chronicle. > Read more

Wireless pacemaker placed in rabbit
Featured on BBC News. > Read more

Stanford Engineers’ Electrifying Breakthrough
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Wirelessly Powering Medical Chips Inside Your Body
Featured on Forbes. > Read more

No Batteries Here: New Implants Can Charge Through Your Body’s Own Tissue
Featured on Smithsonian. > Read more

Wireless power for tiny medical implants
Featured on Physics Today. > Print edition, Daily edition

New wireless technology could help patients with medical implants
Featured on NY Daily News. > Read more

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Commentary appeared in Nature Biotechnology.

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2013 Highlights

Midfield wireless powering

Our theoretical work on midfield wireless power transfer originally appeared in Physical Review Letters.

Focus: Wireless Power for Tiny Medical Devices
Featured on Physics. > Read more

Wireless Power Transfer Using Small Coils May Be Possible
Featured on medGadget. > Read more

2012 Highlights

Wireless powering for a cardiac implant

Our computational work on wireless power transfer to a cardiac implant originally appeared in Applied Physics Letters.

Stanford researchers create tiny, wirelessly powered cardiac device
Featured on Stanford Report. > Read more

A millimeter-scale, wirelessly powered cardiac device
Featured on APL Top Stories. > Read more

Locomotive devices

Our work on implants capable of locomotion originally appeared in ISSCC.

Fantastic voyage: Space age devices
Featured on BBC World News Horizons. > Watch it

Blueprint: A Mini Sub That Could Steer Through The Body
Featured on Popular Science. > Read more

Scientists Working On Device To Travel Through Bloodstream
Featured on CBS San Francisco. > Read more

Chip moves wirelessly in bloodstream
Featured on The Stanford Daily. >  Read more

“Fantastic Voyage”-inspired Chip Is Made To Move
Featured on IEEE Spectrum. > Read more

Moving implant, body nets advance at ISSCC
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Swimming through the blood stream: Stanford engineers create wireless, self-propelled medical device
Featured on Stanford Report. >  Read more