Hacking Nerves Can Control Disease

August 1, 2015. Read article in BBC News. Galvani Bioelectronics is currently developing a new treatment for a range of diseases that entails controlling the volume of neural signals using implanted electrodes. According to Verily Chief Technology Officer Brian Otis, “Bioelectronic medicine is a new area of therapeutic exploration, and we know that success will require the confluence of deep disease biology expertise and new highly miniaturized...

How Well Can Bionic Eyes See?

August 7, 2015. Read article in MIT Technology Review. Researchers at the University of Washington have created simulations of what blind people actually see when their retinas are electrically stimulated by bionic implants. See also: images and videos published in Fellows of the Royal...

New Nanotechnology Drug to Control Blindness

June 25, 2015: Read article in Medical Express. Physicians in Mexico have developed a new drug to treat degenerative diseases which effect eyesight. This new treatment protocol does not require an intraocular injection, but rather uses nanotechnology to penetrate the eye in a much less invasive and expensive...