Jonathon Wells

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Optical stimulation of neural tissue in vivo
    Jonathon Wells
    Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Neurosurgery, Vanderbilt University, 2201 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37235, USA
    Opt Lett 30:504-6. 2005
  2. pmc Pulsed laser versus electrical energy for peripheral nerve stimulation
    Jonathon Wells
    Vanderbilt University, Department of Biomedical Engineering, 5824 Stevenson Center, Nashville, TN 37235, United States
    J Neurosci Methods 163:326-37. 2007
  3. pmc Biophysical mechanisms of transient optical stimulation of peripheral nerve
    Jonathon Wells
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37235, USA
    Biophys J 93:2567-80. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Application of infrared light for in vivo neural stimulation
    Jonathon Wells
    Vanderbilt University, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Box 351631, Station B, Nashville, Tennessee 37235, USA
    J Biomed Opt 10:064003. 2005
  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

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint Optical stimulation of neural tissue in vivo
    Jonathon Wells
    Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Neurosurgery, Vanderbilt University, 2201 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37235, USA
    Opt Lett 30:504-6. 2005
    ..Thus optical stimulation presents a simple yet novel approach to contact-free in vivo neural activation that has major implications for clinical neurosurgery, basic neurophysiology, and neuroscience...
  2. pmc Pulsed laser versus electrical energy for peripheral nerve stimulation
    Jonathon Wells
    Vanderbilt University, Department of Biomedical Engineering, 5824 Stevenson Center, Nashville, TN 37235, United States
    J Neurosci Methods 163:326-37. 2007
    ..Thus, use of a pulsed laser exhibits distinct advantages when compared to standard electrical means for excitation of muscle potentials in the peripheral nerve in the research domain and possibly for clinical diagnostics in the future...
  3. pmc Biophysical mechanisms of transient optical stimulation of peripheral nerve
    Jonathon Wells
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37235, USA
    Biophys J 93:2567-80. 2007
    ..8 degrees C-6.4 degrees C), resulting in direct or indirect activation of transmembrane ion channels causing action potential generation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Application of infrared light for in vivo neural stimulation
    Jonathon Wells
    Vanderbilt University, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Box 351631, Station B, Nashville, Tennessee 37235, USA
    J Biomed Opt 10:064003. 2005
    ..g., noncontact, spatial resolution, lack of stimulation artifact) over conventional electrical methods in diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in neuroscience, neurology, and neurosurgery...
  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...