ABI receives $1m funding for researching wireless implantable technology for optogenetics

NZ Herald reports the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) received $1m in philanthropy funding from the Hugo Charitable Trust, for research on optogenetics - controlling neurons using light. The research, led by Dr Daniel McCormick, uses wireless implantable LED devices to measure individual cells' response to light. The new technology could help treat conditions like Parkinson's.

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Published by NZ Herald on 17 March 2018.



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