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Past, Present & Future of Neuromodulation
08:00am - 08:20am Pacific - October 4, 2019

Personalized Neuromodulation: Reading the Brain to Write the Brain
08:20am - 08:40am Pacific - October 4, 2019
Marom Bikson, PhD, Shames Professor of Biomedical Engineering, The City College of New York

Brain Hack: Entrainment Impersonation Attacks on Brain Biometric Systems
08:40am - 09:00am Pacific - October 4, 2019
Sarah Laszlo, PhD, Sr. Research Scientist, X, the Moonshot Factory

Achieving Patient Specific Interventions Through Better Neural Interface Technologies
09:00am - 09:20am Pacific - October 4, 2019
Cristin Welle, PhD, Systems Neurophysiologist, Welle Lab, University of Colorado

Advances in Intracortical Brain-Machine Interfaces
09:20am - 09:40am Pacific - October 4, 2019
Cynthia Chestek, PhD, Associate Chair for Research in Biomedical Engineering (College of Engineering), University of Michigan, Cortical Neural Prosthetics Lab

Neural Decoding & Control of Mood to Treat Neuropsychiatric Disorders
09:40am - 10:00am Pacific - October 4, 2019
Maryam Shanechi, PhD, Associate Professor & Viterbi Early Career Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering, USC

Session 1: Oral Abstract Presentations
10:15am - 10:30am Pacific - October 4, 2019


Optimized Interferential Electric Fields for Noninvasive Deep Focal Brain Stimulation
Yu Huang, PhD

Movement Features from Wrist-Worn Sensors to Predict Symptomatic Relief to Non-Invasive Peripheral Nerve Stimulation in Essential Tremor
Sooyoon Shin, PhD

Epidural Spinal Cord Stimulation Optimization for Volitional Movement Restoration After Chronic Motor-Complete Spinal Cord Injury
Zixi Zhao, PhD

Session 1: Discussion / Q&A
10:30am - 11:00am Pacific - October 4, 2019


SCS: What Do We Know Regarding the Science?
Yun Guan, MD, PhD

Continuous Monitoring of Spinal Cord Electrophysiology
John Parker, PhD

Physiological & Technical Factors Governing the Neural Response to Spinal Cord Stimulation: Insights from Computational Models
Scott Lempka, PhD

Ongoing SCS Optimization Journey: What Works, and How it Works
Michael Moffitt, PhD

Finding the Therapeutic Window Using ECAPS
Lawrence Poree, MD, PhD

SCS: What Do We Know Regarding the Science?
12:00pm - 12:20pm Pacific - October 4, 2019
Dr. Yun Guan, MD, PhD, Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Continuous Monitoring of Spinal Cord Electrophysiology
12:20pm - 12:40pm Pacific - October 4, 2019
John Parker, PhD, Founder and Chief Science Officer, Saluda Medical

Physiological & Technical Factors Governing the Neural Response to Spinal Cord Stimulation: Insights from Computational Models
12:40pm - 01:00pm Pacific - October 4, 2019
Scott Lempka, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Anesthesiology, University of Michigan

Ongoing SCS Optimization Journey: What Works, and How it Works
01:00pm - 01:20pm Pacific - October 4, 2019
Michael Moffitt, PhD, R&D Director, Neuromodulation Research and Advanced Concepts, Boston Scientific

Finding the Therapeutic Window Using ECAPS
01:20pm - 01:40pm Pacific - October 4, 2019
Dr. Lawrence Poree, MD, PhD. MPH, Clinical Professor, Department of Anesthesia, University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)

Session 2: Oral Abstracts Presentations
01:40pm - 01:50pm Pacific - October 4, 2019

Exploration of High and Low Frequency Options for Sub-Perception Pain Relief: The HALO Study
Ismael Huertas, PhD

A Novel Sub-Perception Spinal Cord Stimulation Therapy Enabling Clinically Significant Pain Relief and Fast Onset
Que Doan, BS

Session 2: Discussion / Q&A
01:50pm - 02:15pm Pacific - October 4, 2019

DBS: What Do We Know Regarding the Science?
02:30pm - 02:50pm Pacific - October 4, 2019
Dr. Robert Gross, MD, PhD, MBNA/Bowman Professor of Neurosurgery, Emory University

From Maps to Trails: Mechanisms of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Therapy
02:50pm - 03:10pm Pacific - October 4, 2019
Matthew Johnson, PhD, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Associate Director of the Earl E. Bakken Medical Devices Center, University of Minnesota

How Should DBS Manipulate Synchrony to Disrupt Epileptic Seizures?
03:10pm - 03:30pm Pacific - October 4, 2019
David J. Mogul, PhD, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology

Tracking the Mechanisms of Deep Brain Stimulation for Neuropsychiatric Disorders
03:30pm - 03:50pm Pacific - October 4, 2019
J. Luis Lujan, PhD, Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Session 3: Oral Abstract Presentations
03:50pm - 04:10pm Pacific - October 4, 2019

Closed-Loop Algorithm for Optimizing Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson’s Disease Using an Objective Measure of Rigidity
Kenneth Louie, BS

Comparison of Multiple Independent Current Sources and Multiple Stimulation Sets with Subthalamic Nucleus Deep Brain Stimulation
Jordan Krieg, BS

Layer-Specific Cortical Responses to Deep Brain Stimulation
Dawn Taylor, PhD

Cognitive Effects of Limbic Deep Brain Stimulation in Patients with Refractory Chronic Pain
Gregory Chin, BA

Session 3: Discussion / Q&A
04:10pm - 04:30pm Pacific - October 4, 2019

The Innovation Process: From Development to Delivery
04:45pm - 05:05pm Pacific - October 4, 2019
Dr. Eric J. Grigsby, MD, MBA, Founder & CEO, Neurovations: A Patient Care and Innovation Company

Panel Discussion: Ideation & Prototyping
05:05pm - 05:35pm Pacific - October 4, 2019
Rafael Carbunaru, PhD, MSc, Vice President of Research and Development, Boston Scientific; Abhishek Datta, PhD, Co-founder and CTO, Soterix Medical; Jeffrey Kramer, PhD, Founder, Volta Research; Dongchul Lee, PhD, Director of Theoretical Research, Nevro Corp

Decoding the Brain
08:20am - 08:40am Pacific - October 5, 2019
Chad Bouton, MS, Vice President of Advanced Engineering, Division Leader in Neurotechnology and Analytics, and Managing Director of the Center for Bioelectronic Medicine, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Network Dynamics of the Brain and Closed-Loop Methods for Epilepsy & Other Conditions
08:40am - 09:00am Pacific - October 5, 2019
Sridevi V. Sarma, PhD, Associate Professor Department of Biomedical Engineering and Vice Dean for Graduate Education at the Whiting School of Engineering, Johns Hopkins

Closed-Loop Physiological Control Using Neurostimulation
09:00am - 09:20am Pacific - October 5, 2019
Dr. Stavros Zanos, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Institute of Bioelectronic Medicine, Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research

Working Memory Revived in Older Adults by Synchronizing Rhythmic Brain Circuits
09:20am - 09:40am Pacific - October 5, 2019
Robert M.G. Reinhart, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Boston University

Brain-controlled Neuromodulation of the Spinal Cord to Restore Function
09:40am - 10:00am Pacific - October 5, 2019
Karen Moxon, PhD, Professor, Departments of Biomedical and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Davis

Session 4: Oral Abstract Presentations
10:20am - 10:30am Pacific - October 5, 2019

In Vivo Evaluation of Microfabricated Flexible Electrode Arrays for Closed-Loop Deep Brain Stimulation
Michael Triplett, BS

Closed-Loop Noninvasive Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Neonates with Oromotor Feeding Problems: a Novel Bioelectronic Medicine Rehabilitation Tool
Bashar Badran, PhD

Session 4: Discussion / Q&A
10:30am - 11:00am Pacific - October 5, 2019

What is Known about the Cholinergic Anti-inflammatory Pathway
12:00pm - 12:20pm Pacific - October 5, 2019
Christopher Czura, PhD, Chief Scientist, Convergent Medical Technologies Inc.

Decoding Interference-free Vagus Nerve Recordings to Infer Immune & Metabolic State
12:20pm - 12:40pm Pacific - October 5, 2019
Theodoros P. Zanos, PhD, Head of the Neural and Data Science Lab, Assistant Professor, Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research and the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Bioelectronic Stimulation of the Heart
12:40pm - 01:00pm Pacific - October 5, 2019
Jeffrey L. Ardell, PhD, FAHA, Director, UCLA Neurocardiology Center for Excellence

How Can Neurostimulation Improve Opioid Detoxification?
01:00pm - 01:20pm Pacific - October 5, 2019
Navid Khodaparast, PhD, Chief Science Officer, Spark Biomedical Inc.

Session 5: Oral Abstract Presentations
01:20pm - 01:25pm Pacific - October 5, 2019

Neuroimaging and Functional Gastric Response to Respiratory-gated Transcutaneous Vagus Nerve Stimulation
Vitaly Napadow, PhD

Session 5: Discussion / Q&A
01:25pm - 02:00pm Pacific - October 5, 2019