Dr. Abidian directs the laboratory Advanced Regenerative Biomaterials and Therapeutics for Neural Interfaces, which investigates development of innovative organic bioelectronics for neural interface applications. His lab utilizes interdisciplinary approaches for development of low-cost and high-throughput neural interface technologies for regenerative neural engineering, diagnosis, and treatment of neurological disorders and diseases with an emphasis on translational neural engineering. Current efforts in his lab is focused on neural recording and stimulation, neural tissue regeneration, drug delivery to brain tumor, and neurochemical sensing.
Neural Technology Interfaces (BIOE 4309/6309)
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Dr. Abidian’s research is focused on developing neural devices with applications in diagnosis and treatment of neural diseases or disorders and brain tumors. His research has been funded by the NIH and NSF. Dr. Abidian’s research has featured several times on the cover of frontier journals including Advanced Materials and Advanced Functional Materials, and Advanced Healthcare Materials.
Eslamian M.+, Khorrami M.+,Yi N., Majd S., Abidian M. R., (2018) Electrospinning of Highly Aligned Fibers for Drug Delivery Applications, Materials Chemisrty B.
Khorrami M., Abidian M. R., (2018) Aligned Conducting Polymer Nanotubes for Neural Prostheses, 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, pp. 6080-6083.
Eslamian M., Antensteiner M. and Abidian M. R., (2018) Direct Measurement of Mass Transport in Actuation of Conducting Polymers Nanotubes*, 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, pp. 4472-4475.