Agnella D Izzo

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Laser stimulation of the auditory nerve
    Agnella D Izzo
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 38:745-53. 2006
  2. pmc Spatial extent of cochlear infrared neural stimulation determined by tone-on-light masking
    Agnella Izzo Matic
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Biomed Opt 16:118002. 2011
  3. ncbi Light-induced modulation of Porphyromonas gingivalis growth
    Agnella D Izzo
    Biomedical Engineering Department, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Photochem Photobiol B 77:63-9. 2004
  4. pmc Optical parameter variability in laser nerve stimulation: a study of pulse duration, repetition rate, and wavelength
    Agnella D Izzo
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 54:1108-14. 2007
  5. pmc Laser stimulation of auditory neurons: effect of shorter pulse duration and penetration depth
    Agnella D Izzo
    Department of Otolaryngology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Biophys J 94:3159-66. 2008
  6. ncbi Selectivity of neural stimulation in the auditory system: a comparison of optic and electric stimuli
    Agnella D Izzo
    Northwestern University, Biomedical Engineering, 2145 Sheridan Road, Tech E310, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    J Biomed Opt 12:021008. 2007
  7. pmc Optical stimulation of auditory neurons: effects of acute and chronic deafening
    Claus Peter Richter
    Department of Otolaryngology, Northwestern University, 303 E Chicago Avenue, Searle 12 561, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Hear Res 242:42-51. 2008
  8. pmc Optical stimulation of the facial nerve: a new monitoring technique?
    Ingo Ulrik Teudt
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
    Laryngoscope 117:1641-7. 2007

Research Grants

  1. Optical stimulation of the auditory nerve
    AGNELLA IZZO; Fiscal Year: 2006

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi Laser stimulation of the auditory nerve
    Agnella D Izzo
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 38:745-53. 2006
    ..In contrast to electric stimulation, optical radiation can provide spatially selective neural stimulation without tissue contact...
  2. pmc Spatial extent of cochlear infrared neural stimulation determined by tone-on-light masking
    Agnella Izzo Matic
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Biomed Opt 16:118002. 2011
    ..The results indicate that the spatial area of INS in the gerbil cochlea is similar to the cochlear area excited by a low level acoustic tone, showing promising results for future use of INS in implantable cochlear prostheses...
  3. ncbi Light-induced modulation of Porphyromonas gingivalis growth
    Agnella D Izzo
    Biomedical Engineering Department, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Photochem Photobiol B 77:63-9. 2004
    ..These results indicate that heat-induced killing of P. gingivalis could be the mechanism behind successful irradiation experiments with this bacterium...
  4. pmc Optical parameter variability in laser nerve stimulation: a study of pulse duration, repetition rate, and wavelength
    Agnella D Izzo
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 54:1108-14. 2007
    ..The technology of optical stimulation could significantly improve cochlear implants, which are hampered by a lack of spatial selectivity...
  5. pmc Laser stimulation of auditory neurons: effect of shorter pulse duration and penetration depth
    Agnella D Izzo
    Department of Otolaryngology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Biophys J 94:3159-66. 2008
    ..The implications of these data could direct further research and design of an optical cochlear implant...
  6. ncbi Selectivity of neural stimulation in the auditory system: a comparison of optic and electric stimuli
    Agnella D Izzo
    Northwestern University, Biomedical Engineering, 2145 Sheridan Road, Tech E310, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    J Biomed Opt 12:021008. 2007
    ..In the auditory system, optical stimulation of nerves could have a significant impact on the performance of cochlear implants, which can be limited by the electric current spread...
  7. pmc Optical stimulation of auditory neurons: effects of acute and chronic deafening
    Claus Peter Richter
    Department of Otolaryngology, Northwestern University, 303 E Chicago Avenue, Searle 12 561, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Hear Res 242:42-51. 2008
    ..However, in chronically deaf animals optically evoked CAP thresholds were elevated. Changes correlated with the number of surviving spiral ganglion cells and the optical parameters that were used for stimulation...
  8. pmc Optical stimulation of the facial nerve: a new monitoring technique?
    Ingo Ulrik Teudt
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
    Laryngoscope 117:1641-7. 2007
    ..In contrast to electrical stimulation, pulsed infrared optical radiation can be used to safely and selectively stimulate neural tissue and might be valuable for screening...

Research Grants1

  1. Optical stimulation of the auditory nerve
    AGNELLA IZZO; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Aim (2) will utilize the variable-wavelength, variable-repetition rate Free Electron Laser to demonstrate optical stimulation of auditory neurons at high repetition rates. ..