Professor George Malliaras

University position

Professor

Professor George Malliaras is pleased to consider applications from prospective PhD students.

Departments

Department of Engineering

Email

gm603@cam.ac.uk

Home page

http://www.eng.cam.ac.uk/profile... (personal home page)

Research Theme

Systems and Computational Neuroscience

Interests

My research is in bioelectronics, specifically the application of organic electronic materials to interfacing with the brain, aiming to understand how the brain works and to develop new tools for the diagnosis and treatment of brain diseases. Among my group’s recent achievements are (i) the development of ultra-conformable microelectrode arrays for recording corticograms, recently used in the clinic to record single neuron activity from the surface of the brain of epileptic patients, (ii) the first use of a transistor in recording brain activity, resulting in record-high signal-to-noise ratio, and (iii) the development of an electrophoretic device that stops epileptiform activity in a brain slice model through localized drug delivery. I am also interested in applying what we learn from the brain to develop neuromorphic devices and systems.

Research Focus

Keywords

Neuroengineering

implantable devices

bioelectronics

neuromorphic devices

Clinical conditions

No direct clinical relevance

Equipment

Cell culture

Electroencephalography (EEG)

Electrophysiological recording techniques

Field potential recording

Collaborators

Cambridge

Manohar Bance

Damiano Barone

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