Wei Wang

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Craniux: a LabVIEW-based modular software framework for brain-machine interface research
    Alan D Degenhart
    Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    Comput Intell Neurosci 2011:363565. 2011
  2. pmc An electrocorticographic brain interface in an individual with tetraplegia
    Wei Wang
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e55344. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Decoding semantic information from human electrocorticographic (ECoG) signals
    Wei Wang
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh, PA15213, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:6294-8. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Sparse linear regression with elastic net regularization for brain-computer interfaces
    John W Kelly
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2012:4275-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Identification of family-specific residue packing motifs and their use for structure-based protein function prediction: II. Case studies and applications
    Deepak Bandyopadhyay
    GlaxoSmithKline, Collegeville, PA, USA
    J Comput Aided Mol Des 23:785-97. 2009
  6. pmc High-performance neuroprosthetic control by an individual with tetraplegia
    Jennifer L Collinger
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Lancet 381:557-64. 2013
  7. pmc Functional priorities, assistive technology, and brain-computer interfaces after spinal cord injury
    Jennifer L Collinger
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Human Engineering Research Laboratories, 6425 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 50:145-60. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Classification of hand posture from electrocorticographic signals recorded during varying force conditions
    Alan D Degenhart
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:5782-5. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Stable online control of an electrocorticographic brain-computer interface using a static decoder
    Robin C Ashmore
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2012:1740-4. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Clustering linear discriminant analysis for MEG-based brain computer interfaces
    Jinyin Zhang
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 19:221-31. 2011

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  1. pmc Craniux: a LabVIEW-based modular software framework for brain-machine interface research
    Alan D Degenhart
    Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    Comput Intell Neurosci 2011:363565. 2011
    ..The Craniux software framework is made available to the scientific research community to provide a LabVIEW-based BMI software platform for future BMI research and development...
  2. pmc An electrocorticographic brain interface in an individual with tetraplegia
    Wei Wang
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e55344. 2013
    ..The ECoG grid was explanted 28 days post-implantation with no adverse effect. This study demonstrates that ECoG signals recorded from the sensorimotor cortex can be used for real-time device control in paralyzed individuals...
  3. doi request reprint Decoding semantic information from human electrocorticographic (ECoG) signals
    Wei Wang
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh, PA15213, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:6294-8. 2011
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  4. doi request reprint Sparse linear regression with elastic net regularization for brain-computer interfaces
    John W Kelly
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2012:4275-8. 2012
    ..Elastic net and the ℓ(1)-penalty also produced sparse feature sets, but the elastic net did not eliminate correlated features, which could result in a more stable decoder for brain-computer interfaces...
  5. doi request reprint Identification of family-specific residue packing motifs and their use for structure-based protein function prediction: II. Case studies and applications
    Deepak Bandyopadhyay
    GlaxoSmithKline, Collegeville, PA, USA
    J Comput Aided Mol Des 23:785-97. 2009
    ..Some of our predictions have been corroborated by other computational methods, and some have been validated by independent experimental studies, validating our approach for protein function inference from structure...
  6. pmc High-performance neuroprosthetic control by an individual with tetraplegia
    Jennifer L Collinger
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Lancet 381:557-64. 2013
    ..We therefore tested whether an individual with tetraplegia could rapidly achieve neurological control of a high-performance prosthetic limb using this type of an interface...
  7. pmc Functional priorities, assistive technology, and brain-computer interfaces after spinal cord injury
    Jennifer L Collinger
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Human Engineering Research Laboratories, 6425 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 50:145-60. 2013
    ..This survey demonstrates the interest of individuals with SCI in receiving and contributing to the design of BCIs...
  8. doi request reprint Classification of hand posture from electrocorticographic signals recorded during varying force conditions
    Alan D Degenhart
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:5782-5. 2011
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  9. doi request reprint Stable online control of an electrocorticographic brain-computer interface using a static decoder
    Robin C Ashmore
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2012:1740-4. 2012
    ..g. velocity in a certain direction) were clustered anatomically, and whether the features were coordinated or conflicting in their contributions to the control signal...
  10. doi request reprint Clustering linear discriminant analysis for MEG-based brain computer interfaces
    Jinyin Zhang
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 19:221-31. 2011
    ..The average accuracy of CLDA is 87% for single-trial movement decoding of four directions (i.e., up, down, left, and right)...
  11. doi request reprint Task-related MEG source localization via discriminant analysis
    Jinyin Zhang
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:2351-4. 2011
    ..As will be demonstrated by the experimental results in this paper, the proposed DPSL method offers superior accuracy to identify the spatial locations of task-related sources...
  12. doi request reprint Frequency tracking and variable bandwidth for line noise filtering without a reference
    John W Kelly
    Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:7908-11. 2011
    ..In this paper the focus of the discussion and the data will be electrocorticographic (ECoG) neural signals, but the presented technique is applicable to other recordings...
  13. doi request reprint Toward synergy-based brain-machine interfaces
    Ramana Vinjamuri
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed 15:726-36. 2011
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  14. pmc Decoding and cortical source localization for intended movement direction with MEG
    Wei Wang
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Neurophysiol 104:2451-61. 2010
    ..These results suggest that it is possible to study cortical representation of specific movement information using MEG, and such studies may aid in presurgical localization of optimal sites for implanting electrodes for BCI systems...
  15. pmc Characterizing global statistical significance of spatiotemporal hot spots in magnetoencephalography/ electroencephalography source space via excursion algorithms
    Yang Xu
    Machine Learning Department, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Stat Med 30:2854-66. 2011
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  16. doi request reprint Motor cortical representation of hand translation and rotation during reaching
    Wei Wang
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Neurosci 30:958-62. 2010
    ..Furthermore, this study demonstrated that both hand translation and hand rotation can be decoded simultaneously from a population of motor cortical neurons...
  17. doi request reprint The impact of electrode characteristics on electrocorticography (ECoG)
    Brian Wodlinger
    Human Rehabilitation and Neural Engineering Laboratory, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:3083-6. 2011
    ..The observed correlations are found to be much higher than predicted by the analytic model and suggest a more detailed model of cortical activity is needed to identify appropriate ECoG grid spacing...
  18. doi request reprint Fully automated reduction of ocular artifacts in high-dimensional neural data
    John W Kelly
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 58:598-606. 2011
    ..Through this evaluation, the novel adaptation of wavelet thresholding is shown to produce superior reduction of ocular artifacts when compared to regression, principal component analysis, and ICA...
  19. pmc A flexible and robust approach for segmenting cell nuclei from 2D microscopy images using supervised learning and template matching
    Cheng Chen
    Center for Bioimage Informatics, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Cytometry A 83:495-507. 2013
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  20. ncbi request reprint Real-time robust signal space separation for magnetoencephalography
    Chenlei Guo
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 57:1856-66. 2010
    ..Even though rSSS is currently implemented with MATLAB, it already provides sufficient throughput for real-time applications...
  21. pmc rtMEG: a real-time software interface for magnetoencephalography
    Gustavo Sudre
    Program in Neural Computation, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Comput Intell Neurosci 2011:327953. 2011
    ..The interface is made available to the academic community as an open-source resource...
  22. doi request reprint Integrating rehabilitation engineering technology with biologics
    Jennifer L Collinger
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Human Engineering Research Laboratories, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 6425 Penn Avenue, 4th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    PM R 3:S148-57. 2011
    ..Engineers and clinicians must work together to develop technologies that meet clinical needs and are accessible to the intended patient population...
  23. pmc Benzimidazole-2-one: a novel anchoring principle for antagonizing p53-Mdm2
    Wei Wang
    University of Pittsburgh, 3501 Fifth Avenue, BST3 11019, Pittsburgh, PA 1526, USA
    Bioorg Med Chem 21:3982-95. 2013
    ..Observing low μM affinities to mdm2 by NMR and fluorescence polarization we conclude that the 2-(2-oxo-2,3-dihydro-1H-benzo[d]imidazol-1-yl)acetamide scaffold might be a good starting point to further optimize the affinities to Mdm2...
  24. pmc Neural interface technology for rehabilitation: exploiting and promoting neuroplasticity
    Wei Wang
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh, 3471 Fifth Ave, Suite 202, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 21:157-78. 2010
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  25. pmc A general system for automatic biomedical image segmentation using intensity neighborhoods
    Cheng Chen
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Center for Bioimage Informatics, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int J Biomed Imaging 2011:606857. 2011
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  26. pmc Computational image analysis of nuclear morphology associated with various nuclear-specific aging disorders
    Siwon Choi
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Nucleus 2:570-9. 2011
    ..Both methods yielded similar results, but PCA proves to be a powerful pre-analysis methodology for unknown systems...
  27. pmc An optimal transportation approach for nuclear structure-based pathology
    Wei Wang
    Center for Bioimage Informatics, Biomedical Engineering Department, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 30:621-31. 2011
    ..Results automatically computed using this technique show potentially biologically relevant differences in nuclear structure in liver and thyroid cancers...
  28. pmc STAR: an integrated solution to management and visualization of sequencing data
    Tao Wang
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093, USA, Department of Neuroscience, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY 10029, USA, The ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia, Key Laboratory for Symbolic Computation and Knowledge Engineering of Ministry of Education, College of Computer Science and Technology, Jilin University, Changchun 130012, China, Genomic Analysis Laboratory, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093, USA and Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Bioinformatics 29:3204-10. 2013
    ..We developed STAR, an integrated web application that enables online management, visualization and track-based analysis of NGS data...
  29. doi request reprint Identification of family-specific residue packing motifs and their use for structure-based protein function prediction: I. Method development
    Deepak Bandyopadhyay
    GlaxoSmithKline, Collegeville, PA, USA
    J Comput Aided Mol Des 23:773-84. 2009
    ..This method can assign a new structure to a specific functional family in cases where sequence alignments, sequence patterns, structural superposition and active site templates fail to provide accurate annotation...
  30. doi request reprint Intrinsic laryngeal muscle activity in response to autonomic nervous system activation
    Leah B Helou
    Department of Communication Science and Disorders, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U S A
    Laryngoscope 123:2756-65. 2013
    ..To determine whether the intrinsic laryngeal muscles exhibit a response to induced autonomic nervous system (ANS) activation, and to characterize responses that may occur...
  31. doi request reprint A comparative study of parametric and nonparametric estimates of the attributable fraction for a semi-continuous exposure
    Wei Wang
    Center for Outcomes Research, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Biostat 8:32. 2012
    ..We compare performance of these methods in estimating the attributable fraction for a semi-continuous exposure in a simulation study and in an example...
  32. pmc Enabling large-scale design, synthesis and validation of small molecule protein-protein antagonists
    David Koes
    Department of Computational and Systems Biology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e32839. 2012
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  33. doi request reprint Nanostructured hybrid silicon/carbon nanotube heterostructures: reversible high-capacity lithium-ion anodes
    Wei Wang
    Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    ACS Nano 4:2233-41. 2010
    ..Although warranting further research, particularly with regard to long-term cycling, it can be envisaged that optimization of this simple approach could lead to reversible high capacity next generation Li-ion anodes...
  34. pmc NMR structure and dynamics of a designed water-soluble transmembrane domain of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor
    Tanxing Cui
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1818:617-26. 2012
    ..Our results illustrate the usefulness of high-resolution NMR analyses of water-solubilized channel proteins for the discovery of potential drug binding sites...