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Looking Inside of Nerves – a New Tool for Bioelectronic Medicine

When electrically stimulating a nerve to modulate a specific body function for treating a disease, it is essential to know...

A novel wireless research device for chronic pain relief

Electrically stimulating the spinal cord can be an effective therapy for different kinds of treatment-resistant chronic pain. The exact mechanisms...

Specifically calming down the inflammatory system by nerve stimulation near the spleen

Inflammatory reactions are supposed to eliminate pathogens in our bodies. Unfortunately, they sometimes get out of control, eventually causing more...

PEDOT coating paired with low frequency alternating currents enables physiological nerve blocks

Delivering electrical currents to nerves can not only serve to stimulate them, by inducing action potentials that are carried along...

A software tool for optimizing peripheral motor stimulation

CorTec’s cuff electrodes have proven extremely helpful as interfaces for electrically interacting with the peripheral nervous system. The range of...

Seeing the light for treatment-resistant epilepsy

Most users of CorTec’s implantable electrodes use electrical energy to power their neurostimulation device. Our long-standing collaboration partner Synergia Medical ...

Bladders need flexibility

Our urinary bladders have to fulfil two very different functions: On the one hand, they need to reliably collect urine...

Getting a grip on life again – through sophisticated nerve stimulation

The extent to which our everyday life relies on dexterous usage of our hands is something that we usually only...