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  1. Glioblastoma (GBM) presents as an aggressive brain cancer, notorious for its recurrence and resistance to conventional treatments. This study aimed to assess the efficacy of the EMulate Therapeutics Voyager®, ...

    Authors: Rajesh Mukthavaram, Pengfei Jiang, Sandra Pastorino, Natsuko Nomura, Feng Lin and Santosh Kesari
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2024 10:10
  2. The vagus nerve has an anti-inflammatory effect through the inflammatory reflex, which inhibits the release of proinflammatory cytokines by macrophages. Recent pilot clinical trials, using implantable bioelect...

    Authors: Bruno Bonaz
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2024 10:9

    The original article was published in Bioelectronic Medicine 2024 10:8

  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease that causes persistent synovitis, bone damage, and progressive joint destruction. Neuroimmune modulation through electrical stimulation of...

    Authors: Daniel Peterson, Mark Van Poppel, Warren Boling, Perry Santos, Jason Schwalb, Howard Eisenberg, Ashesh Mehta, Heather Spader, James Botros, Frank D. Vrionis, Andrew Ko, P. David Adelson, Bradley Lega, Peter Konrad, Guillermo Calle, Fernando L. Vale…
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2024 10:8

    The Commentary to this article has been published in Bioelectronic Medicine 2024 10:9

  4. Wireless power transfer (WPT) within the human body can enable long-lasting medical devices but poses notable challenges, including absorption by biological tissues and weak coupling between the transmitter (T...

    Authors: Sultan Mahmud, Ali Nezaratizadeh, Alfredo Bayu Satriya, Yong-Kyu Yoon, John S. Ho and Adam Khalifa
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2024 10:7
  5. Vagal afferent neurons represent the key neurosensory branch of the gut-brain axis, which describes the bidirectional communication between the gastrointestinal system and the brain. These neurons are importan...

    Authors: Gregory Girardi, Danielle Zumpano, Helen Raybould and Erkin Seker
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2024 10:3
  6. Cuff electrodes target various nerves throughout the body, providing neuromodulation therapies for motor, sensory, or autonomic disorders. However, when using standard, thick silicone cuffs, fabricated in disc...

    Authors: Valentina Paggi, Florian Fallegger, Ludovic Serex, Olivier Rizzo, Katia Galan, Alice Giannotti, Ivan Furfaro, Ciro Zinno, Fabio Bernini, Silvestro Micera and Stéphanie P. Lacour
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2024 10:6
  7. Seizure detection is challenging outside the clinical environment due to the lack of comfortable, reliable, and practical long-term neurophysiological monitoring devices. We developed a novel, discreet, unobst...

    Authors: McGregor Joyner, Sheng-Hsiou Hsu, Stephanie Martin, Jennifer Dwyer, Denise Fay Chen, Reza Sameni, Samuel H. Waters, Konstantin Borodin, Gari D. Clifford, Allan I. Levey, John Hixson, Daniel Winkel and Jonathan Berent
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2024 10:4
  8. The effects of electromagnetic interference have been hiding in plain sight for millennia and are now being applied to the non-invasive stimulation of deep tissues. In the article by Missey et al., the effect ...

    Authors: Nigel Paul Pedersen and Raul Castillo Astorga
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2024 10:5

    The original article was published in Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:18

  9. Preclinical models of spinal cord stimulation (SCS) are lacking objective measurements to inform translationally applicable SCS parameters. The evoked compound action potential (ECAP) represents a measure of d...

    Authors: Eline M. Versantvoort, Birte E. Dietz, Dave Mugan, Quoc C. Vuong, Saimir Luli and Ilona Obara
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2024 10:2
  10. Regaining motor function in individuals with cerebral palsy (CP) has been predominantly studied in children, resulting in an underrepresentation of adults in research efforts. We tested the efficacy of noninva...

    Authors: Rahul Sachdeva, Kristin Girshin, Yousef Shirkhani and Parag Gad
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2024 10:1
  11. Efferent cholinergic signaling is a critical and targetable source of immunoregulation. The vagus nerve (VN) is the primary source of cholinergic signaling in the body, and partially innervates hepatic functio...

    Authors: Samuel Martínez-Meza, Bhavya Singh, Douglas F. Nixon, Nicholas Dopkins and Louie Mar A. Gangcuangco
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:29
  12. Nearly 5 decades ago, the effect of trigeminal nerve stimulation (TNS) on cerebral blood flow was observed for the first time. This implication directly led to further investigations and TNS’ success as a ther...

    Authors: Keren Powell, Kanheng Lin, Willians Tambo, Andrea Palomo Saavedra, Daniel Sciubba, Yousef Al Abed and Chunyan Li
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:30
  13. The increasing prevalence of chronic diseases is a driver for emerging big data technologies for healthcare including digital platforms for data collection, systems for active patient engagement and education,...

    Authors: Dafni Carmina, Valentina Benfenati, Claudia Simonelli, Alessia Rotolo, Paola Cardano, Nicoletta Grovale, Lorenza Mangoni di S. Stefano, Tiziana de Santo, Roberto Zamboni, Vincenzo Palermo, Michele Muccini and Francesco De Seta
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:28
  14. The vagus nerve regulates inflammation and cytokine release through the inflammatory reflex. Recent pilot clinical trials using implantable bioelectronic devices have demonstrated the efficacy of vagus nerve s...

    Authors: Bruno Bonaz
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:26

    The Research article to this article has been published in Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:23

    The original article was published in Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:23

  15. Noninvasive ultrasound (US) has been used therapeutically for decades, with applications in tissue ablation, lithotripsy, and physical therapy. There is increasing evidence that low intensity US stimulation of...

    Authors: Claire R. W. Kaiser, Adam B. Tuma, Maryam Zebarjadi, Daniel P. Zachs, Anna J. Organ, Hubert H. Lim and Morgan N. Collins
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:25
  16. Neuroinflammation is an important biological process induced by complex interactions between immune cells and neuronal cells in the central nervous system (CNS). Recent research on the bidirectional communicat...

    Authors: Hiroki Tanaka, Rie Hasebe, Kaoru Murakami, Toshiki Sugawara, Takeshi Yamasaki and Masaaki Murakami
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:24
  17. No effective treatment for NAION with strong evidence has been established till date. The aim of this investigator-led, prospective, non-randomized, open-label, uncontrolled multi-center exploratory clinical t...

    Authors: Gen Miura, Tadami Fujiwara, Yoshihito Ozawa, Yuki Shiko, Yohei Kawasaki, Tomohiro Nizawa, Tomoaki Tatsumi, Takuji Kurimoto, Sotaro Mori, Makoto Nakamura, Hideki Hanaoka, Takayuki Baba and Shuichi Yamamoto
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:22
  18. Vagus nerve stimulation is an investigational anti-inflammatory therapy targeting the nervous system to modulate immune activity. This study evaluated the efficacy and safety of transcutaneous auricular VNS (t...

    Authors: Benjamin Sahn, Kristine Pascuma, Nina Kohn, Kevin J. Tracey and James F. Markowitz
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:23

    The Commentary to this article has been published in Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:26

    The original article was published in Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:26

  19. The emerging field of bioelectronic medicine (BEM) is poised to make a significant impact on the treatment of several neurological and inflammatory disorders. With several BEM therapies being recently approved...

    Authors: Eric H. Chang, Arielle H. Gabalski, Tomas S. Huerta, Timir Datta-Chaudhuri, Theodoros P. Zanos, Stavros Zanos, Warren M. Grill, Kevin J. Tracey and Yousef Al-Abed
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:21
  20. New sensors and modulators that interact wirelessly with medical modalities unlock uncharted avenues for in situ brain recording and stimulation. Ongoing miniaturization, material refinement, and sensitization...

    Authors: Ilhan Bok, Adam Vareberg, Yash Gokhale, Suyash Bhatt, Emily Masterson, Jack Phillips, Tianxiang Zhu, Xiaoxuan Ren and Aviad Hai
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:20
  21. Eighty percent of patients infected by SARS-CoV-2 report persistence of one symptom beyond the 4-week convalescent period. Those with orthostatic tachycardia and orthostatic symptoms mimicking postural tachyca...

    Authors: Stefano Rigo, Vasile Urechie, Andrè Diedrich, Luis E. Okamoto, Italo Biaggioni and Cyndya A. Shibao
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:19
  22. Peripheral nerve stimulation is used in both clinical and fundamental research for therapy and exploration. At present, non-invasive peripheral nerve stimulation still lacks the penetration depth to reach deep...

    Authors: Florian Missey, Malin Silverå Ejneby, Ibrahima Ngom, Mary J. Donahue, Jan Trajlinek, Emma Acerbo, Boris Botzanowski, Antonino M. Cassarà, Esra Neufeld, Eric D. Glowacki, Lee Shangold, William M. Hanes and Adam Williamson
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:18

    The Commentary to this article has been published in Bioelectronic Medicine 2024 10:5

  23. The fourth industrial revolution has led to the development and application of health monitoring sensors that are characterized by digitalization and intelligence. These sensors have extensive applications in ...

    Authors: Chan Wang, Tianyiyi He, Hong Zhou, Zixuan Zhang and Chengkuo Lee
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:17
  24. Autonomic nerve stimulation is used as a treatment for a growing number of diseases. We have previously demonstrated that application of efferent vagus nerve stimulation (eVNS) has promising glucose lowering e...

    Authors: Joel Villalobos, Sophie C. Payne, Glenn M. Ward, Sofianos Andrikopoulos, Tomoko Hyakumura, Richard J. MacIsaac and James B. Fallon
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:16
  25. The purpose of this study was to evaluate if kilohertz frequency alternating current (KHFAC) stimulation of peripheral nerve could serve as a treatment for lumbar radiculopathy. Prior work shows that KHFAC sti...

    Authors: Lauren Savannah Dewberry, Ken Porche, Travis Koenig, Kyle D. Allen and Kevin J. Otto
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:15
  26. Neurostimulation is an effective therapy for treating and management of refractory chronic pain. However, the complex nature of pain and infrequent in-clinic visits, determining subject’s long-term response to...

    Authors: Robert Heros, Denis Patterson, Frank Huygen, Ioannis Skaribas, David Schultz, Derron Wilson, Michael Fishman, Steven Falowski, Gregory Moore, Jan Willem Kallewaard, Soroush Dehghan, Anahita Kyani and Misagh Mansouri
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:13
  27. Collection of electroencephalographic (EEG) data provides an opportunity to non-invasively study human brain plasticity, learning and the evolution of various neuropsychiatric disorders. Traditionally, due to ...

    Authors: Richard James Sugden, Viet-Linh Luke Pham-Kim-Nghiem-Phu, Ingrid Campbell, Alberto Leon and Phedias Diamandis
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:12
  28. Trunk stability is crucial for people with trunk paralysis resulting from spinal cord injuries (SCI), as it plays a significant role in performing daily life activities and preventing from fall-related acciden...

    Authors: Niraj Singh Tharu, Arnold Yu Lok Wong and Yong-Ping Zheng
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:11

    The Correction to this article has been published in Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:14

  29. Alzheimer’s disease (AD), a progressive neurodegenerative disorder, is becoming increasingly prevalent as our population ages. It is characterized by the buildup of amyloid beta plaques and neurofibrillary tan...

    Authors: Claire Benwood, Jonathan Walters-Shumka, Kali Scheck and Stephanie M. Willerth
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:10
  30. Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) is a FDA approved therapy regularly used to treat a variety of neurological disorders that impact the central nervous system (CNS) including epilepsy and stroke. Putatively, the t...

    Authors: Aaron J. Suminski, Abigail Z. Rajala, Rasmus M. Birn, Ellie M. Mueller, Margaret E. Malone, Jared P. Ness, Caitlyn Filla, Kevin Brunner, Alan B. McMillan, Samuel O. Poore, Justin C. Williams, Dhanabalan Murali, Andrea Brzeczkowski, Samuel A. Hurley, Aaron M. Dingle, Weifeng Zeng…
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:9
  31. In recent decades, vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) therapy has become widely used for clinical applications including epilepsy, depression, and enhancing the effects of rehabilitation. However, several questions...

    Authors: Ramanamurthy V. Mylavarapu, Vivek V. Kanumuri, Juan Pablo de Rivero Vaccari, Amrit Misra, David W. McMillan and Patrick D. Ganzer
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:8
  32. There is emerging evidence that the nervous system regulates immune and metabolic alterations mediating Metabolic syndrome (MetS) pathogenesis via the vagus nerve. This study evaluated the effects of transcuta...

    Authors: Tercio Lemos de Moraes, Fernando Oliveira Costa, Danielly Gomes Cabral, Daniella Marques Fernandes, Carine Teles Sangaleti, Maria Aparecida Dalboni, Josiane Motta e Motta, Liliane Appratto de Souza, Nicola Montano, Maria Claudia Irigoyen, Michael Brines, Kevin J. Tracey, Valentin A. Pavlov and Fernanda M. Consolim Colombo
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:7
  33. The liver is an important immunological organ and liver inflammation is part of the pathophysiology of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, a condition that may promote cirrhosis, liver cancer, liver failure, and ca...

    Authors: Osman Ahmed, April S. Caravaca, Maria Crespo, Wanmin Dai, Ting Liu, Qi Guo, Magdalena Leiva, Guadalupe Sabio, Vladimir S. Shavva, Stephen G. Malin and Peder S. Olofsson
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:6
  34. Epidural electrical stimulation (EES) of the spinal cord has been FDA approved and used therapeutically for decades. However, there is still not a clear understanding of the local neural substrates and consequ...

    Authors: Nishant Verma, Ben Romanauski, Danny Lam, Luis Lujan, Stephan Blanz, Kip Ludwig, Scott Lempka, Andrew Shoffstall, Bruce Knudson, Yuichiro Nishiyama, Jian Hao, Hyun-Joo Park, Erika Ross, Igor Lavrov and Mingming Zhang
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:5
  35. Reduced heart rate (HR) during vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) is associated with therapy for heart failure, but stimulation frequency and amplitude are limited by patient tolerance. An understanding of physiolo...

    Authors: William J. Huffman, Eric D. Musselman, Nicole A. Pelot and Warren M. Grill
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:3
  36. Chest radiographs (CXRs) are the most widely available radiographic imaging modality used to detect respiratory diseases that result in lung opacities. CXR reports often use non-standardized language that resu...

    Authors: Avantika Vardhan, Alex Makhnevich, Pravan Omprakash, David Hirschorn, Matthew Barish, Stuart L. Cohen and Theodoros P. Zanos
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2023 9:1
  37. The vagus nerve affects innate immune responses by activating spleen-projecting sympathetic neurons, which modulate leukocyte function. Recent basic and clinical research investigating vagus nerve stimulation ...

    Authors: Logan G. Kirkland, Chloe G. Garbe, Joseph Hadaya, Paul V. Benson, Brant M. Wagener, Sanjin Tankovic and Donald B. Hoover
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2022 8:20
  38. Brain metabolic alterations and neuroinflammation have been reported in several peripheral inflammatory conditions and present significant potential for targeting with new diagnostic approaches and treatments....

    Authors: Santhoshi P. Palandira, Joseph Carrion, Lauren Turecki, Aidan Falvey, Qiong Zeng, Hui Liu, Tea Tsaava, Dov Herschberg, Michael Brines, Sangeeta S. Chavan, Eric H. Chang, An Vo, Yilong Ma, Christine N. Metz, Yousef Al-Abed, Kevin J. Tracey…
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2022 8:18
  39. Electric field therapies such as Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) have emerged as a bioelectronic treatment for isocitrate dehydrogenase wild-type and IDH mutant grade 4 astrocytoma Glioblastoma (GBM). TTField...

    Authors: Akhil Jain, Isobel Jobson, Michaela Griffin, Ruman Rahman, Stuart Smith and Frankie J. Rawson
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2022 8:17
  40. Neuroinflammation is an important driver of acute and chronic pain states. Therefore, targeting molecular mediators of neuroinflammation may present an opportunity for developing novel pain therapies. In precl...

    Authors: Huan Yang, Timir Datta-Chaudhuri, Sam J. George, Bilal Haider, Jason Wong, Tyler D. Hepler, Ulf Andersson, Michael Brines, Kevin J. Tracey and Sangeeta S. Chavan
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2022 8:16
  41. The concept of Instrumented Smart Implant emerged as a leading research topic that aims to revolutionize the field of orthopaedic implantology. These implants have been designed incorporating biophysical thera...

    Authors: Marco P. Soares dos Santos and Rodrigo M. C. Bernardo
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2022 8:15
  42. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common and debilitating condition characterized by degeneration of hyaline cartilage. Currently, there is no treatment for OA that directly targets degradation of cartilage matrix. Cap...

    Authors: Kaleb Noruzi, Pooja Swami, Lidia Frejo, Jason Wright, Jason Wong, Daniel Grande and Timir Datta-Chaudhuri
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2022 8:14
  43. Although the coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) pandemic has now impacted the world for over two years, the persistent secondary neuropsychiatric effects are still not fully understood. These “long COVID” sympt...

    Authors: Bashar W. Badran, Sarah M. Huffman, Morgan Dancy, Christopher W. Austelle, Marom Bikson, Steven A. Kautz and Mark S. George
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2022 8:13
  44. As pharmacological treatments are the primary option for opioid use disorder, neuromodulation has recently demonstrated efficacy in managing opioid withdrawal syndrome (OWS). This study investigated the safety...

    Authors: Carlos F. Tirado, Stephanie N. Washburn, Alejandro Covalin, Caroline Hedenberg, Heather Vanderpool, Caroline Benner, Daniel P. Powell, Melanie A. McWade and Navid Khodaparast
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2022 8:12
  45. KiloHertz frequency alternating current waveforms produce conduction block in peripheral nerves. It is not clearly known how the waveform shape affects block outcomes, and if waveform effects are frequency dep...

    Authors: David B. Green, Joseph A. Kilgore, Shane A. Bender, Robert J. Daniels, Douglas D. Gunzler, Tina L. Vrabec and Niloy Bhadra
    Citation: Bioelectronic Medicine 2022 8:11

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