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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...

Brain to spleen: Attack intruders!

We all intuitively know that our mental states can affect our physical wellbeing. Especially when it comes to fighting off...

Strengthening “weak bladders” by nerve stimulation

Bladder problems affect millions of people worldwide, significantly decreasing quality of life and often coming with additional medical complications. One...

Neuromodulation: now also a promising candidate for alleviating painful bladders

Interstitial cystitis (IC), also called bladder pain syndrome (BPS), is a chronic bladder health issue that strongly affects everyday life...

User Story: Of rats, pig and people

Basic research in animal models form an essential milestone on the pathway towards innovative medical treatments. For good reasons, clinical...