Presenters – The Eye and The Chip 2016

Gregory Auner, Ph.D., Wayne State University & Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI
Advancements in CNS and retina Implants for Vision

E.J. Chichilnisky, Ph.D., Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Activation of Somas and Axions in Epiretinal Stimulation of Primate Retina

Stuart Cogan, Sc.D., University of Texas, Richardson, TX
The LongRoad Project - A Prospective Longitudinal Cohort Study of Older Adults:  An Overview

Ethan Cohen, Ph.D., FDA, Springdale, MD
Detection of the Electrode Proximity to the Retina by Changes in Electrode Access Resistance, and Its Dependence on Insulation Thickness

Gislin Dagnelie,  Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Applying Ultra-low Vision Assessment Tools to Prosthetic Vision

Rolf Eckmiller, Ph.D.

Long-Sheng Fan, Ph.D., National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu City, Taiwan
High-Density and Flexible Imaging Sensor Retinal Prosthesis

Eduardo Fernandez, M.D., Ph.D., University Miguel Hernandez and CIBER BBN, Avda.
CORTIVIS Approach for An Intracortical Visual Prosthesis:  Challenges and Future Prospects

Ione Fine, Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Control of Gaze in Driving and Walking

Shelley Fried, Ph.D., MGH, Boston, MA
Effective Activation of V1 with Micro-coils

Takashi Fujikado, M.D., Ph.D., Osaka University Medical School, Osaka, Japan
One-Year Outcomes of 49-Channel Suprachoroidal-Transretinal Stimulation (STS) Retinal Prosthesis in Patients with Advanced Retinitis Pigments

Ra'anan Gefen, B.Sc, MBA

Bradley Greger, Ph.D.

Robert Greenberg, M.D., Ph.D., Chairman, Second Sight Medical Products, Inc., Sylmar, CA
Second Sight Argus® and Orion™ Update

Rachel Huckfeldt, M.D., Ph.D., Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Gene Therapy for Inherited Retinal Disorders: Successes, Challenges, and Opportunities

Irfan Karagoz, Ph.D., Gazi Universitesi Mühendislik Fakültesi Elektrik-Elektronik Mühendisliği Bölümü, Ankara, Turkey
Research Activities Related to Epiretinal Prosthesis Development in Turkey:  From Adaptive Artificial Retina Model to iin Vitro Animal Experiments

Frank Lane, Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL
Ethical Implications of Vision Implants:  Conclusions of the Dobelle Vision Implant

Yannick LeMer, M.D., Fondation Ophthalmologique A. de Rothschild, Paris, France
Pixium's Bionic Vision Restoration Systems:  An Update

Bernard Lepri, O.D., M.S., M.Ed., Food & Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD
FDA Update:Regulatory Overview, AMD & Inherited Retinal Diseases Workshop, Early Feasibility Program

Tibor Karl Lohmann, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
Very Large Multielectrode Arrays for Epiretinal Stimulation -- the Current Status of the VLARS Project

Nigel Lovell, Ph.D., UNSW Australia, Sydney, Australia
Pre-clinical Outcomes of the Phoenix 99 Suprachoroidal Visual Prosthesis System

Chi Luu, Ph.D., Centre for Eye Research Australia, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Bionic Vision Australia -- An Update on the 44Ch Suprachoroidal Retinal Prosthesis

Daniel Palanker, Ph.D., Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Photovoltaic Restoration of Sight:  From Bench to Bedside

Matthew Petoe, Ph.D.
The Bionic Vision Australia Suprachoroidal Retinal Prosthesis: Research and Development Update

The Bionics Institute of Australia, East Melbourne, Australia
The Bionic Vision Australia Suprachoroidal Retinal Prosthesis:  Research and Development Update

John S.Pezaris, Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
A Monkey Model of Learning to Use a Visual Prosthesis

Quishi Ren, Ph.D.
Title to be announced – C-Sight Project

Joseph Rizzo, M.D., Harvard University, Boston, MA
Update on the Boston Retinal Implant Project

Jeffrey Rosenfeld, M.D., M.S., M.B.B.S., Monash Vision Group, Melbourne, Australia
The Monash Vision Group Cortical Bionic Vision Implant:   Progress Toward the First-in-human Trial

Mohamad Sawan, Ph.D., Polytechnique Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
Toward an Implantable Intracortical Microsystem for the Recovery of Vision for the Blind

Jong Mo Seo, M.D., Ph,D., Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
Seoul Artificial Retina Project:  16 Years of Trial and Errors

Mohair Shivdasani, Ph.D., The Bionics Institute of Australia, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Current Steering and Current Focussing Techniques for A Retinal Prosthesis

Steven Stasheff, M.D., Ph.D., Children's National Medical Center & National Eye Institute, Bethesda, MD
Reorganization of Visual Processing in the Retina:  What it Means for Patients and Prostheses

Gregg Suaning, Ph.D., UNSW Australia, Sydney, Australia
Pre-clinical Outcomes of the Phoenix 99 Suprachorodial Visual Prosthesis System

Philip R. Troyk, Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL
Intracortical Visual Prosthesis (ICUP): The Clinical Trial Plan

James Weiland, Ph.D., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Brain Imaging in Retinal Prothesis Patients

Andrew Weitz, Ph.D., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Focal and Patterned Electrical Stimulation of the Retina

Michael Young, Ph.D.--KEYNOTE, SERI/MEET HMS, Boston, MA

Eberhart Zrenner, M.D., University of TübingenTübingen, Germany
The German Subretinal Implant--6/20/16 new title=Update on the New Retina Implant Alpha AMS