By Tyler Shewbert Abstract The first measurement of the action potential was performed using the voltage-clamp method in the 1950s on the squid axon.
These are a series of papers I wrote during my senior year of university on various bioelectronic research
By Tyler Shewbert Abstract The idea of electrical stimulation to treat medical disorders has been around since 1889. The first major device that was
By Tyler Shewbert Abstract The study of neural activity can be performed with implanted electrodes. One of the major drawbacks that researchers face when
By Tyler Shewbert Abstract Magnetoencephalography (MEG) has been shown to be an effective method to study the effects of deep brain stimulation in patients
By Tyler Shewbert Abstract Alan L. Hodgkin and Andrew F. Huxley wrote a series of five papers in 1952 in which they developed an electrical
Tyler Shewbert Luigi Galvani’s experiments testing frog legs to see whether electricity was responsible for muscle contractions was easily reproduced by scientists for decades after
A Medtronic Pu-238 powered pacemakerTyler Shewbert Starting in 1970 radioisotope powered pacemakers were implanted in over 3000 patients worldwide. These devices had longer lifetime power