Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Manuscripts / Papers
  1. A. Belle, A. Tooker, J. Pebbles, K. Lee, A. Sperry, and V. Tolosa, "Implantable, Flexible Probes for Electrical Stimulation and Recording of Unit Activity and Chemical Release," Monitoring Molecules in Neuroscience Meeting, Gothenburg, Sweden 2016.
  2. K. G. Shah, K. Y. Lee, V. Tolosa, A. Tooker, S. Pannu, "Diffusion-bonded Electrodes for Chronic Neural Stimulation," 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, August 2014.
  3. K. G. Shah, K. Y. Lee, W. Benett, S. Felix, H. Sheth, V. Tolosa, A. Tooker, S. Pannu, "Chronic, Percutaneous Connector for Electrical Recording and Stimulation with Microelectrode arrays," 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, August 2014.
  4. A. Tooker, "Neural prosthetics and next generation multi-functional prosthetics," 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, August 2014.
  5. A. Tooker, T. Madsen, A. Crowell, K. G. Shah, S. Felix, H. S. Mayberg, S. Pannu, D. G. Rainnie, V. Tolosa. "Chronic, multi-contact, neural interface for deep brain stimulation," 6th International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering, San Diego CA, November 2013.
  6. Parag N Gad, Jaehoon Choe, Kedar G Shah, Angela Tooker, Vanessa Tolosa, Satinderpall Pannu, Guillermo Garcia-Alias, Yury Gerasimenko, Hui Zhong, Roland R Roy, and V Reggie Edgerton. "Using in vivo spinally-evoked potentials to assess functional connectivity along the spinal axis," 6th International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering, San Diego CA, November 2013.
  7. K. G. Shah, V. Tolosa, A. Tooker, S. Felix, and S. Pannu, "Improved chronic neural stimulation using high surface area platinum electrodes," 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, July 2013.
  8. A. Tooker, T. Madsen, A. Yorita, A. Crowell, K. G. Shah, S. Felix, H. Mayberg, S. Pannu, D. Rainnie, and V. Tolosa, "Microfabricated polymer-based neural interface for electrical stimulation/recording, drug delivery, and chemical sensing-development," 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, July 2013.
  9. S. Felix, K. G. Shah, V. Tolosa, H. Sheth, A. Tooker, T. Delima, and S. Pannu, "Insertion of flexible neural probes using rigid stiffeners attached with biodissolvable adhesive," Journal of Visualized Experiments, March 2013. 10.3791/50609
  10. K. G. Shah, T. Delima, S. Felix, H. Sheth, V. Tolosa, A. Tooker, and S. Pannu, "High-Density, Bio-Compatible, and Hermetic Electrical Feedthroughs using Extruded Metal Vias," Accepted, Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head, SC 2012.
  11. K. G. Shah, A. Tooker, V. Tolosa, T. DeLima, W. Benett, S. Felix, H. Sheth, and S. Pannu, "Assembly and Packaging of a Wireless, Chronically-Implantable Neural Prosthetic Device," 45th International Symposium on Microelectronics, International Microelectronics and Packaging Society, September 2012.
  12. A. Tooker, V. Tolosa, K. G. Shah, H. Sheth, S. Felix, T. Delima, and S. Pannu, "Optimization of Multi-Layer Metal Neural Probe Design," Proceedings of the 34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, August 2012. 10.1109/EMBC.2012.6347360
  13. A. Tooker, V. Tolosa, K. G. Shah, H. Sheth, S. Felix, T. Delima, and S. Pannu, "Polymer Neural Interface with Dual-Sided Electrodes for Neural Stimulation and Recording," Proceedings of the 34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, August 2012. 10.1109/EMBC.2012.6347361
  14. S. Felix, K. G. Shah, D. George, V. Tolosa, A. Tooker, H. Sheth, T. Delima, and S. Pannu, "Removable Silicon Insertion Stiffeners for Neural Probes Using Polyethylene Glycol as a Biodissolvable Adhesive," Proceedings of the 34th International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, August 2012. 10.1109/EMBC.2012.6346070
  15. A. Tooker, K. G. Shah, V. Tolosa, H. Sheth, S. Felix, T. Delima, and S. Pannu, "Chronically Implantable, 121-Channel, Polymer Microelectrode Array with Hermetically-Sealed Wireless Interface," Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head, SC, June 2012.
Posters
  1. V. M. Tolosa, K. G. Shah, A. C. Tooker, S. H. Felix, S. S. Pannu. "High surface area platinum electrodes for chronic neural stimulation," Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 2013.
  2. K. G. Shah, D. B. McCreery, V. M. Tolosa, A. C. Tooker, S. H. Felix, S. S. Pannu. "Chronic recordings of neuronal activity using flexible microelectrode arrays to reduce micromotion-induced tissue damage," Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 2013.
  3. S. H. Felix, A. C. Tooker, V. M. Tolosa, K. G. Shah, S. S. Pannu. "Dual-sided polyimide microelectrode arrays for neural recording and stimulation," Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 2013.
  4. Teresa E. Madsen, Andrea L. Crowell, Helen S. Mayberg, Vanessa M. Tolosa, and Donald G. Rainnie , "Exploring the mechanisms of Deep Brain Stimulation for Depression, using novel multifunctional neural probes", Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 2013.
  5. V. M. Tolosa, A. C. Tooker, S. H. Felix, K. G. Shah, H. Sheth, T. Delima, S. Pannu. "Chronic microelectrode system for penetrating auditory implants," Conference on Implantable Auditory Prostheses, Lake Tahoe, CA, July 2013.
  6. K. G. Shah, W. Benett, T. Delima, S. H. Felix, H. Sheth, V. M. Tolosa, A. C. Tooker, S. Pannu. "Chronic percutaneous electrical connector for electrical recording and stimulation with microelectrode array," Conference on Implantable Auditory Prostheses, Lake Tahoe, CA, July 2013.
  7. S. H. Felix, H. Sheth, K. G. Shah, V. M. Tolosa, A. C. Tooker, T. Delima, W. Benette, S. Pannu. "Removable insertion shanks for penetrating auditory implants," Conference on Implantable Auditory Prostheses, Lake Tahoe, CA, July 2013.
  8. S. H. Felix, A. C. Tooker, V. M. Tolosa, H. J. Sheth, K. G. Shah, T. L. Delima, and S. Pannu, "Dual-sided polyimide electrode arrays for neural recording and stimulation," Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology 2013 Conference, April 2013.
  9. S. Felix, K. G. Shah, D. George, V. Tolosa, A. Tooker, H. Sheth, T. Delima, and S. Pannu, "Removable Silicon Insertion Stiffeners for Neural Probes Using Polyethylene Glycol as a Biodissolvable Adhesive," 34th International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, August 2012.
  10. K. G. Shah, W. Benett, T. DeLima, S. Felix, H. Sheth, V. Tolosa, A. Tooker, and S. Pannu, "Percutaneous Electrical Connector for Long-term Electrical Recording and Stimulation with Microelectrode Arrays," Neural Interfaces Conference, June 2012.
  11. K. G. Shah, D. B. McCreery, V. Tolosa, A. Tooker, T. DeLima, S. Felix, H. Sheth, and S. Pannu, "Chronic Recordings of Single- and Multi-Unit Neuronal Activity with a Polymer Microelectrode Array," Neural Interfaces Conference, June 2012.
  12. S. Felix, H. Sheth, K. G. Shah, V. Tolosa, A. Tooker, T. Delima, D. George, W. Benett, and S. Pannu, "Novel Removable Insertion Shanks for Flexible Polymer Neural Probes," Neural Interfaces Conference, June 2012.
  13. A. Tooker, K. G. Shah, V. Tolosa, H. Sheth, S. Felix, T. Delima, and S. Pannu, "Chronically Implantable, 121-Channel, Polymer Microelectrode Array with Hermetically-Sealed Wireless Interface," Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head, SC, June 2012.
  14. K. G. Shah, W. Benett, T. DeLima, S. Felix, H. Sheth, V. Tolosa, A. Tooker, and S. Pannu, "Biocompatible Electronics," LLNL Engineering Directorate Review Committee, May 2012.
  15. A. Tooker, V. Tolosa, K. G. Shah, T. Delima, H. Sheth, S. Felix, and S. Pannu, "Implantable Auditory Prosthesis" LLNL Engineering Directorate Review Committee, May 2012.
  16. H. Sheth, S. Felix, V. Tolosa. A. Tooker, K.G. Shah, T. Delima, and S. Pannu, "Improving the Lifetime of Implantable Microelectrode Arrays," LLNL Engineering Directorate Review Committee, May 2012.
  17. K. G. Shah, T. Delima, S. Felix, H. Sheth, V. Tolosa, A. Tooker, and S. Pannu, "High-Density, Bio-Compatible, and Hermetic Electrical Feedthroughs using Extruded Metal Vias," Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head, SC, 2012.
  18. V. Tolosa, A. Tooker, K. Shah, T. Delima, S. Felix, H. Sheth, and S. Pannu (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory); D. Rainnie, T. Madsen, and H. Mayberg, M.D. (Emory University), "A comprehensive electrical and chemical investigation and treatment of major depressive disorder," LLNL Engineering Directorate Review Committee, May 2012.
  19. V. Tolosa, A. Tooker, K. Shah, T. Delima, S. Felix, H. Sheth, S. Pannu, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; D. Rainnie, T. Madsen, H. Mayberg, M.D.; Emory University. "A comprehensive electrical and chemical investigation and treatment of major depressive disorder," LLNL Post Doctoral Poster Session 2012.
  20. V. Tolosa, A. Tooker, K. Shah, B. Benett, H. Sheth, T. DeLima, S. Felix, M. Shusteff, and S. Pannu, "Advanced Neural Interfaces for Electrical Stimulation and Recording," Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington D.C. 2011.
Oral Presentations
  1. K. G. Shah, K. Y. Lee, W. Benett, S. Felix, H. Sheth, V. Tolosa, A. Tooker, S. Pannu, "Chronic, Percutaneous Connector for Electrical Recording and Stimulation with Microelectrode arrays," 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, August 2014.
  2. K. G. Shah, "Implantable neural technologies: visual, cortical, and peripheral prosthesis," Invited Talk at Neurotechnology Workshop at 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, August 2014.
  3. A. Tooker, "Neural prosthetics and next generation multi-functional prosthetics," Invited Talk at Neurotechnology Workshop at 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, August 2014.
  4. K. G. Shah, V. Tolosa, A. Tooker, S. Felix, and S. Pannu. "Improved chronic neural stimulation using high surface area platinum electrodes," 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, July 2013.
  5. A. Tooker, T. Madsen, A. Yorita, A. Crowell, K. G. Shah, S. Felix, H. Mayberg, S. Pannu, D. Rainnie, and V. Tolosa, "Microfabricated polymer-based neural interface for electrical stimulation/recording, drug delivery, and chemical sensing-development," 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, July 2013.
  6. K. G. Shah, A. Tooker, V. Tolosa, T. DeLima, W. Benett, S. Felix, H. Sheth, and S. Pannu, "Assembly and Packaging of a Wireless, Chronically-Implantable Neural Prosthetic Device," 45th International Symposium on Microelectronics, International Microelectronics and Packaging Society, September 2012.
  7. A. Tooker, V. Tolosa, K. G. Shah, H. Sheth, S. Felix, T. Delima, and S. Pannu, "Optimization of Multi-Layer Metal Neural Probe Design," 34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, August 2012.
  8. A. Tooker, V. Tolosa, K. G. Shah, H. Sheth, S. Felix, T. Delima, and S. Pannu, "Polymer Neural Interface with Dual-Sided Electrodes for Neural Stimulation and Recording," 34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, August 2012.
  9. "Restoring Sight to the Blind: Bridging the Medical Gap with Science," UCTV Presentation-Science on Saturday, Dublin High School, Livermore, CA, March 2012.
  10. "Restoring Sight to the Blind: Bridging the Medical Gap with Science," Las Positas College, Livermore, CA, October 2011.
  11. "Restoring Sight to the Blind: Bridging the Medical Gap with Science," University of the Pacific.