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Weber, Douglas J
Bioengineering Department
Weber, Douglas J
Faculty
Associate Professor
Office: KAU 202
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PhD in Post-Doctoral Fellow, Rehabilitation Neuroscience, University of Alberta, 2001-2003

PhD in Bioengineering, Arizona State University, 1994-2001

MS in Bioengineering, Arizona State University, 1994-2000

BS in Biomedical Engineering, Milwaukee School of Engineering, 1990-1994

Neural engineering and prosthetics, functional electrical simulation, neural decoding.

(2010) IRR Research Day, Best Research Paper (post-doc).

(2010) VA Performance AwardVA Pittsburgh Health SystemDepartment of Veterans Affairs.

(2006) IRR Research Day, Best Research Paper (Graduate student).

(2005) BCI 2005 Abstract Competition, Second Place.

(1999) Achievement Rewards for College Scientists$3,000/ yearAchievement Rewards for College Scientist Foundation.

(1999) Graduate Academic ScholarshipFull TuitionArizona State University.

(1997) Pre-doctoral United States Public Health Service (NIH) Fellowship$12,000/ yearMotor Control Training GroupUniversity of Arizona.

(1995) Pre-doctoral Training Fellowship, $10,000/ yearFlinn Foundation.

(1990) Milwaukee School of Engineering Deans Academic List.

(1990) Milwaukee School of Engineering Presidential Scholar.

(1990) Presidential Scholar, Full Tuition (4 years, ~$40,000)Milwaukee School of Engineering.

Sicari, B.M., Rubin, P.J., Dearth, C.L., Wolf, M.T., Ambrosio, F., Boninger, M., Turner, N.J., Weber, D.J., Simpson, T.W., Wyse, A., Brown, E., Dziki, J.L., Fisher, L.E., Brown, S., and Badylak, S.F., In press, "An Acellular Biologic Scaffold Promotes Skeletal Muscle Formation in Mice and Humans with Volumetric Muscle Loss," Science Translational Medicine.

Bruns, T.M., Weber, D.J., and Gaunt, R.A., 2014, "Microstimulation of afferents in the sacral dorsal root ganglia can evoke reflex bladder activity," Neurourology & Urodynamics.

Collinger, J.L., Kryger, M.A., Barbara, R., Betler, T., Bowsher, K., Brown, E.H., Clanton, S.T., Degenhart, A.D., Foldes, S.T., Gaunt, R.A., Gyulai, F.E., Harchick, E.A., Harrington, D., Helder, J.B., Hemmes, T., Johannes, M.S., Katyal, K.D., Ling, G.S., McMorland, A.J., Palko, K., Para, M.P., and Scheuermann, J., 2014, "Collaborative approach in the development of high-performance brain-computer interfaces for a neuroprosthetic arm: translation from animal models to human control.," Clinical and Translational Science, vol.7, no.1, pp. 52-9.

Collinger, J.L., Vinjamuri, R., Degenhart, A.D., Weber, D.J., Sudre, G.P., Boninger, M.L., Tyler-Kabara, E.C., and Wang, W., 2014, "Motor-related brain activity during action observation: a neural substrate for electrocorticographic brain-computer interfaces after spinal cord injury.," Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, vol.8, p. 17.

Bruns, T.M., Wagenaar, J.B., Bauman, M.J., Gaunt, R.A., and Weber, D.J., 2013, "Real-time control of hind limb functional electrical stimulation using feedback from dorsal root ganglia recordings.," Journal of Neural Engineering, vol.10, no.2, p. 026020.

Collinger, J.L., Boninger, M.L., Bruns, T.M., Curley, K., Wang, W., and Weber, D.J., 2013, "Functional priorities, assistive technology, and brain-computer interfaces after spinal cord injury," J. Rehabil Res Dev, vol.50, pp. 145-160.

Collinger, J.L., Foldes, S., Bruns, T.M., Wodlinger, B., Gaunt, R., and Weber, D.J., 2013, "Neuroprosthetic technology for individuals with spinal cord injury," The journal of spinal cord medicine, vol.36, pp. 258-272.

Collinger, J.L., Wodlinger, B., Downey, J.E., Wang, W., Tyler-Kabara, E.C., Weber, D.J., McMorland, A.J., Velliste, M., Boninger, M.L., and Schwartz, A.B., 2013, "High-performance neuroprosthetic control by an individual with tetraplegia.," Lancet, vol.381, no.9866, pp. 557-64.

Li, Y., Smith, L.H., Hargrove, L.J., Weber, D.J., and Loeb, G.E., 2013, "Sparse optimal motor estimation (SOME) for extracting commands for prosthetic limbs.," IEEE transactions on neural systems and rehabilitation engineering : a publication of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, vol.21, no.1, pp. 104-11.

Unadkat, J.V., Bourbeau, D., Afrooz, P.N., Solari, M.G., Washington, K.M., Pulikkottil, B.J., Weber, D.J., and Lee, W.P., 2013, "Functional outcomes following multiple acute rejections in experimental vascularized composite allotransplantation.," Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, vol.131, no.5, 720e-30e.

Wang, W., Collinger, J.L., Degenhart, A.D., Tyler-Kabara, E.C., Schwartz, A.B., Moran, D.W., Weber, D.J., Wodlinger, B., Vinjamuri, R.K., Ashmore, R.C., Kelly, J.W., and Boninger, M.L., 2013, "An electrocorticographic brain interface in an individual with tetraplegia.," PloS One, vol.8, no.2, e55344.

Kolarcik, C.L., Bourbeau, D., Azemi, E., Rost, E., Zhang, L., Lagenaur, C.F., Weber, D.J., and Cui, X.T., 2012, "In vivo effects of L1 coating on inflammation and neuronal health at the electrode-tissue interface in rat spinal cord and dorsal root ganglion.," Acta Biomaterialia, vol.8, no.10, pp. 3561-75.

Turner, N.J., Badylak, J.S., Weber, D.J., and Badylak, S.F., 2012, "Biologic scaffold remodeling in a dog model of complex musculoskeletal injury.," The Journal of surgical research, vol.176, no.2, pp. 490-502.

Weber, D.J., London, B.M., Hokanson, J.A., Ayers, C.A., Gaunt, R.A., Torres, R.R., Zaaimi, B., and Miller, L.E., 2011, "Limb-state information encoded by peripheral and central somatosensory neurons: implications for an afferent interface.," IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering : A Publication of The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, vol.19, no.5, pp. 501-13.

Bauman, M.J., Bruns, T.M., Wagenaar, J.B., Gaunt, R.A., and Weber, D.J., 2011, "Online feedback control of functional electrical stimulation using dorsal root ganglia recordings.," Conference Proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference, vol.2011, pp. 7246-9.

Bourbeau, D.J., Hokanson, J.A., Rubin, J.E., and Weber, D.J., 2011, "A computational model for estimating recruitment of primary afferent fibers by intraneural stimulation in the dorsal root ganglia.," Journal of neural engineering, vol.8, no.5, p. 056009.

Bruns, T.M., Gaunt, R.A., and Weber, D.J., 2011, "Estimating bladder pressure from sacral dorsal root ganglia recordings.," Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference, vol.2011, pp. 4239-42.

Bruns, T.M., Gaunt, R.A., and Weber, D.J., 2011, "Multielectrode array recordings of bladder and perineal primary afferent activity from the sacral dorsal root ganglia.," Journal of neural engineering, vol.8, no.5, p. 056010.

Capaday, C., van Vreeswijk, C., Ethier, C., Ferkinghoff-Borg, J., and Weber, D., 2011, "Neural mechanism of activity spread in the cat motor cortex and its relation to the intrinsic connectivity.," The Journal of Physiology, vol.589, no.Pt 10, pp. 2515-28.

Collinger, J.L., Dicianno, B.E., Weber, D.J., Cui, X.T., Wang, W., Brienza, D.M., and Boninger, M.L., 2011, "Integrating rehabilitation engineering technology with biologics.," PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation, vol.3, no.6 Suppl 1, S148-57.

Collinger, J.L., Dicianno, B.E., Weber, D.J., Cui, X.T., Wang, W., Brienza, D.M., and Boninger, M.L., 2011, "Integrating rehabilitation engineering technology with biologics.," PM & R : The Journal of Injury, Function, and Rehabilitation, vol.3, no.6 Suppl 1, S148-57.

Degenhart, A.D., Kelly, J.W., Ashmore, R.C., Collinger, J.L., Tyler-Kabara, E.C., Weber, D.J., and Wang, W., 2011, "Craniux: a LabVIEW-based modular software framework for brain-machine interface research.," Computational intelligence and neuroscience, vol.2011, p. 363565.

Foldes, S.T., Vinjamuri, R.K., Wang, W., Weber, D.J., and Collinger, J.L., 2011, "Stability of MEG for real-time neurofeedback.," Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference, vol.2011, pp. 5778-81.

Gaunt, R.A., Bruns, T.M., Crammond, D.J., Tomycz, N.D., Moossy, J.J., and Weber, D.J., 2011, "Single- and multi-unit activity recorded from the surface of the dorsal root ganglia with non-penetrating electrode arrays.," Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference, vol.2011, pp. 6713-6.

Hokanson, J.A., Ayers, C.A., Gaunt, R.A., Bruns, T.M., and Weber, D.J., 2011, "Effects of spatial and temporal parameters of primary afferent microstimulation on neural responses evoked in primary somatosensory cortex of an anesthetized cat.," Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference, vol.2011, pp. 7533-6.

Kelly, J.W., Siewiorek, D.P., Smailagic, A., Collinger, J.L., Weber, D.J., and Wang, W., 2011, "Fully automated reduction of ocular artifacts in high-dimensional neural data.," IEEE transactions on bio-medical engineering, vol.58, no.3, pp. 598-606.

Kokai, L.E., Bourbeau, D., Weber, D., McAtee, J., and Marra, K.G., 2011, "Sustained growth factor delivery promotes axonal regeneration in long gap peripheral nerve repair.," Tissue engineering. Part A, vol.17, no.9-10, pp. 1263-75.

Rigosa, J., Weber, D.J., Prochazka, A., Stein, R.B., and Micera, S., 2011, "Neuro-fuzzy decoding of sensory information from ensembles of simultaneously recorded dorsal root ganglion neurons for functional electrical stimulation applications.," Journal of Neural Engineering, vol.8, no.4, p. 046019.

Sudre, G., Parkkonen, L., Bock, E., Baillet, S., Wang, W., and Weber, D.J., 2011, "rtMEG: a real-time software interface for magnetoencephalography.," Computational intelligence and neuroscience, vol.2011, p. 327953.

Vinjamuri, R., Weber, D.J., Mao, Z.H., Collinger, J.L., Degenhart, A.D., Kelly, J.W., Boninger, M.L., Tyler-Kabara, E.C., and Wang, W., 2011, "Toward synergy-based brain-machine interfaces.," IEEE transactions on information technology in biomedicine : a publication of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, vol.15, no.5, pp. 726-36.

Wagenaar, J.B., Ventura, V., and Weber, D.J., 2011, "State-space decoding of primary afferent neuron firing rates.," Journal of Neural Engineering, vol.8, no.1, p. 016002.

Xu, Y., Sudre, G.P., Wang, W., Weber, D.J., and Kass, R.E., 2011, "Characterizing global statistical significance of spatiotemporal hot spots in magnetoencephalography/ electroencephalography source space via excursion algorithms.," Statistics in medicine, vol.30, no.23, pp. 2854-66.

Zhang, J., Sudre, G., Li, X., Wang, W., Weber, D.J., and Bagic, A., 2011, "Clustering linear discriminant analysis for MEG-based brain computer interfaces.," IEEE transactions on neural systems and rehabilitation engineering : a publication of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, vol.19, no.3, pp. 221-31.

Zhang, J., Sudre, G., Li, X., Wang, W., Weber, D.J., and Bagic, A., 2011, "Task-related MEG source localization via discriminant analysis.," Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference, vol.2011, pp. 2351-4.

Weber, D.J., Skidmore, E.R., Niyonkuru, C., Chang, C.L., Huber, L.M., and Munin, M.C., 2010, "Cyclic functional electrical stimulation does not enhance gains in hand grasp function when used as an adjunct to onabotulinumtoxinA and task practice therapy: a single-blind, randomized controlled pilot study.," Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation, vol.91, no.5, pp. 679-86.

Brose, S.W., Weber, D.J., Salatin, B.A., Grindle, G.G., Wang, H., Vazquez, J.J., and Cooper, R.A., 2010, "The role of assistive robotics in the lives of persons with disability.," American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation / Association of Academic Physiatrists, vol.89, no.6, pp. 509-21.

Guo, C., Li, X., Taulu, S., Wang, W., and Weber, D.J., 2010, "Real-time robust signal space separation for magnetoencephalography.," IEEE transactions on bio-medical engineering, vol.57, no.8, pp. 1856-66.

Henzel, M.K., Munin, M.C., Niyonkuru, C., Skidmore, E.R., Weber, D.J., and Zafonte, R.D., 2010, "Comparison of surface and ultrasound localization to identify forearm flexor muscles for botulinum toxin injections.," PM & R : The Journal of Injury, Function, and Rehabilitation, vol.2, no.7, pp. 642-6.

More, H.L., Hutchinson, J.R., Collins, D.F., Weber, D.J., Aung, S.K., and Donelan, J.M., 2010, "Scaling of sensorimotor control in terrestrial mammals.," Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society, vol.277, no.1700, pp. 3563-8.

Turner, N.J., Yates AJ, J.R., Weber, D.J., Qureshi, I.R., Stolz, D.B., Gilbert, T.W., and Badylak, S.F., 2010, "Xenogeneic extracellular matrix as an inductive scaffold for regeneration of a functioning musculotendinous junction.," Tissue engineering. Part A, vol.16, no.11, pp. 3309-17.

Wang, W., Collinger, J.L., Perez, M.A., Tyler-Kabara, E.C., Cohen, L.G., Birbaumer, N., Brose, S.W., Schwartz, A.B., Boninger, M.L., and Weber, D.J., 2010, "Neural interface technology for rehabilitation: exploiting and promoting neuroplasticity.," Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinics of North America, vol.21, no.1, pp. 157-78.

Wang, W., Sudre, G.P., Xu, Y., Kass, R.E., Collinger, J.L., Degenhart, A.D., Bagic, A.I., and Weber, D.J., 2010, "Decoding and cortical source localization for intended movement direction with MEG.," Journal of neurophysiology, vol.104, no.5, pp. 2451-61.

Chang, C.L., Munin, M.C., Skidmore, E.R., Niyonkuru, C., Huber, L.M., and Weber, D.J., 2009, "Effect of baseline spastic hemiparesis on recovery of upper-limb function following botulinum toxin type A injections and postinjection therapy.," Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol.90, no.9, pp. 1462-8.

Gaunt, R.A., Hokanson, J.A., and Weber, D.J., 2009, "Microstimulation of primary afferent neurons in the L7 dorsal root ganglia using multielectrode arrays in anesthetized cats: thresholds and recruitment properties.," Journal of neural engineering, vol.6, no.5, p. 055009.

Vinjamuri, R., Weber, D.J., Degenhart, A.D., Collinger, J.L., Sudre, G.P., Adelson, P.D., Holder, D.L., Boninger, M.L., Schwartz, A.B., Crammond, D.J., Tyler-Kabara, E.C., and Wang, W., 2009, "A fuzzy logic model for hand posture control using human cortical activity recorded by micro-ECog electrodes.," Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference, vol.2009, pp. 4339-42.

Vinjamuri, R., Sun, M., Weber, D., Wang, W., Crammond, D., and Mao, Z.H., 2009, "Quantizing and characterizing the variance of hand postures in a novel transformation task.," Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference, vol.2009, pp. 5312-5.

Wagenaar, J.B., Ventura, V., and Weber, D.J., 2009, "Improved decoding of limb-state feedback from natural sensors.," Conference Proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference, vol.2009, pp. 4206-9.

Wang, W., Degenhart, A.D., Collinger, J.L., Vinjamuri, R., Sudre, G.P., Adelson, P.D., Holder, D.L., Leuthardt, E.C., Moran, D.W., Boninger, M.L., Schwartz, A.B., Crammond, D.J., Tyler-Kabara, E.C., and Weber, D.J., 2009, "Human motor cortical activity recorded with Micro-ECoG electrodes, during individual finger movements.," Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference, vol.2009, pp. 586-9.

Donelan, J.M., Li, Q., Naing, V., Hoffer, J.A., Weber, D.J., and Kuo, A.D., 2008, "Biomechanical energy harvesting: generating electricity during walking with minimal user effort.," Science (New York, N.Y.), vol.319, no.5864, pp. 807-10.

Przysucha, E.P., Taylor, M.J., and Weber, D., 2008, "The nature and control of postural adaptations of boys with and without developmental coordination disorder.," Adapted physical activity quarterly : APAQ, vol.25, no.1, pp. 1-16.

Weber, D.J., Stein, R.B., Everaert, D.G., and Prochazka, A., 2007, "Limb-state feedback from ensembles of simultaneously recorded dorsal root ganglion neurons.," Journal of neural engineering, vol.4, no.3, S168-80.

Major, L.A., Hegedus, J., Weber, D.J., Gordon, T., and Jones, K.E., 2007, "Method for counting motor units in mice and validation using a mathematical model.," Journal of neurophysiology, vol.97, no.2, pp. 1846-56.

Weber, D.J., Stein, R.B., Everaert, D.G., and Prochazka, A., 2006, "Decoding sensory feedback from firing rates of afferent ensembles recorded in cat dorsal root ganglia in normal locomotion.," IEEE transactions on neural systems and rehabilitation engineering : a publication of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, vol.14, no.2, pp. 240-3.

Schwartz, A.B., Cui, X.T., Weber, D.J., and Moran, D.W., 2006, "Brain-controlled interfaces: movement restoration with neural prosthetics.," Neuron, vol.52, no.1, pp. 205-20.

Weber, D.J., Stein, R.B., Chan, K.M., Loeb, G., Richmond, F., Rolf, R., James, K., and Chong, S.L., 2005, "BIONic WalkAide for correcting foot drop.," IEEE transactions on neural systems and rehabilitation engineering : a publication of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, vol.13, no.2, pp. 242-6.

Weber, D.J., Stein, R.B., Chan, K.M., Loeb, G.E., Richmond, F.J., Rolf, R., James, K., and Chong, S.L., 2004, "BIONic WalkAide for correcting foot drop.," Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference, vol.6, pp. 4189-92.

Cai, X., Shimansky, Y.P., Weber, D.J., and He, J., 2004, "Disassociation between primary motor cortical activity and movement kinematics during adaptation to reach perturbations.," Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference, vol.6, pp. 4665-8.

Stein, R.B., Weber, D.J., Aoyagi, Y., Prochazka, A., Wagenaar, J.B., Shoham, S., and Normann, R.A., 2004, "Coding of position by simultaneously recorded sensory neurones in the cat dorsal root ganglion.," The Journal of physiology, vol.560, no.Pt 3, pp. 883-96.

Stein, R.B., and Weber, D.J., 2004, "Editing trains of action potentials from multi-electrode arrays.," Journal of neuroscience methods, vol.134, no.1, pp. 91-100.

Stein, R.B., Aoyagi, Y., Weber, D.J., Shoham, S., and Normann, R.A., 2004, "Encoding mechanisms for sensory neurons studied with a multielectrode array in the cat dorsal root ganglion.," Canadian journal of physiology and pharmacology, vol.82, no.8-9, pp. 757-68.

Winges, S.A., Weber, D.J., and Santello, M., 2003, "The role of vision on hand preshaping during reach to grasp.," Experimental brain research. Experimentelle Hirnforschung. Expérimentation cérébrale, vol.152, no.4, pp. 489-98.

Isaacs, R.E., Weber, D.J., and Schwartz, A.B., 2000, "Work toward real-time control of a cortical neural prothesis.," IEEE transactions on rehabilitation engineering : a publication of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, vol.8, no.2, pp. 196-8.

Weber, D.J., Stein, R.B., Chan, K.M., Loeb, G.E., Richmond, F.J., Rolf, R., James, K., Chong, S.L., Thompson, A.K., and Misiaszek, J., "Functional electrical stimulation using microstimulators to correct foot drop: a case study.," Canadian journal of physiology and pharmacology, vol.82, no.8-9, pp. 784-92.

Weber, D.J., 2013, "Development of a sensory neuroprosthesis for artificial limbs," Dynamic Walking 2013, Pittsburgh, PA.

Weber, D.J., 2013, "Fulfilling the BRAIN initiative: The emergence of Neurotechnolog as a national priority," Plexon Neurophsiology Workshop.

Weber, D.J., 2013, "Fulfilling the BRAIN initiative: The emergence of Neurotechnology as a national priority," Annual Plexon Neurophysiology Workshop, Dallas, TX.

Weber, D.J., 2013, "Neural Engineering and Advanced Bio-integration Concepts (ABCs)," DARPA MTO seminar, Arlington, VA.

Weber, D.J., 2013, "Neural Engineering and Advanced Bio-integration Concepts (ABCs)," DARPA Seminar.

Weber, D.J., 2013, "Rehab neural engineering: sensory and motor neuroscience and neural prosthetics research," MIT Entrepreneur Forum, Pittsburgh, PA.

Weber, D.J., 2013, "Rehab neural engineering: sensory and motor neuroscience and neural prosthetics research," MIT Entrepreneur Forum, Pittsburgh, PA.

Weber, D.J., 2013, "Spinal Nerve Interfaces for Sensorimotor Neuroprostheses," Neuroscience seminar, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY.

Weber, D.J., 2013, "Spinal Nerve Interfaces for Sensorimotor Neuroprostheses," SUNT Downstate Medical Center, Neuroscience Seminar.

Weber, D.J., 2013, "Targeting the roots of sensation: patterned microstimulation in the dorsal root ganglia," 2013 International BCI Meeting, Asilomar, CA.

Weber, D.J., 2012, "Feeling, wired," Neural Interfaces Workshop, Salt Lake City, UT.

Weber, D.J., 2012, "Feeling, wired: sensory neural interfaces for prosthetic limbs," Science 2012, Pittsburgh, PA.

Ayers, C.A., Hokanson, J.A., Gaunt, R., and Weber, D.J., 2012, "A chronic feline model of a dorsal root ganglion based somatosensory neural interface," Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA.

Ayers, C.A., Hokanson, J.A., Gaunt, R., and Weber, D.J., 2012, "A Chronic Feline Model of a Dorsal Root Ganglion Based Somatosensory Neural Interface," Neural Interfaces Workshop, Salt Lake City.

Ayers, C.A., Hokanson, J.A., Gaunt, R., and Weber, D.J., 2012, "Chronic multi-channel neural recording in feline sensorimotor cortex," IFESS 2012, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

Bruns, T., Gaunt, R., and Weber, D.J., 2012, "Selective recording and stimulation with a sacral dorsal root ganglia neural interface," IFESS 2012, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

Bruns, T.M., Gaunt, R., Ayers, C.A., Hokanson, J.A., and Weber, D.J., 2012, "Bladder and pelvic activity recorded with chronic microelectrode implants in feline sacral dorsal root ganglia," Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA.

Foldes, S.T., Weber, D.J., Sudre, G.P., and Collinger, J.L., 2012, "Rehabilitation and plasticity from real-time neurofeedback using MEG.," Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA.

Hokanson, J.A., Ayers, C.A., Gaunt, R., and Weber, D.J., 2012, "Channel Interactions During Synchronous Microstimulation with High Density Microelectrode Arrays," IFESS 2012, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

Hokanson, J.A., Ayers, C.A., Gaunt, R., and Weber, D.J., 2012, "Nonlinear recruitment of primary afferent neurons from simultaneous stimulation.," Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA.

2011, "Feeling, wired: engineering a neural interface for prosthetic proprioception," Action club seminar,, Penn State University.

2011, "Feeling, wired: primary afferent microstimulation to restore tactile and proprioceptive feedback," Tactile Research Group symposium, Psychonomics Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.

2011, "Feeling, wired: somatosensory neural interfaces for neural prostheses," Bioengineering seminar, Florida International University.

2011, "Feeling, wired: somatosensory neural interfaces for neural prostheses," CNBC seminar, Carnegie Mellon University.

2011, "Feeling, wired: somatosensory neural interfaces for neural prostheses," Sensorimotor Performance seminar, Northwestern University and Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.

2011, "Neural control and sensory feedback for dexterous prosthetic limbs," Washington, DC.

2011, "Past, present, and future of Brain Computer Interface technology," International Symposium on Neural Regeneration Research, Asilomar, CA.

2011, "Single- and Multi-Unit Activity Recorded from the Surface of the Dorsal Root Ganglia with Non-Penetrating Electrode Arrays."

Weber, D.J., 2010, "Activation of primary afferent neurons to restore touch and proprioception.," Beyond BMI workshop as part of the 2010 Neural Interfaces Conference, Long Beach, CA.

Weber, D.J., 2010, "Brain-machine interface studies with ECoG and MEG," Cleveland Clinic Neuroscience seminar, Cleveland.

2010, "Recruitment of primary afferent neurons by microstimulation in the dorsal root ganglion," Organization for Computational Neuroscience conference, San Antonio, TX.

2010, "Sensorimotor Neuroprosthetics, Neural Prosthesis seminar series, Case Western Reserve University, March 19, 2010," Neural Prosthesis seminar series, Case Western Reserve University.

Weber, D.J., 2009, "Sensorimotor Neuroprosthetics.," MINER Seminar, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.

Weber, D.J., 2009, "Sensorimotor Neuroprosthetics.," Robotics Institute Seminar, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.

2009, "Neural Computation at the Brain-Computer Interface. (ISCA-36). Austin, TX, June 20, 2009.," Keynote lecture for Workshop on Biomedicine in Computing: Systems, Architectures, and Circuits (BiC) 2009, Held in conjunction with the 36th International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA-36)., Austin, TX.

Weber, D.J., 2008, "Neural Interfaces for Somatosensory Feedback.," Tempe, AZ.

Weber, D.J., 2008, "Neuromechanics of Locomotion.," University of Pittsburgh.

2008, "Neural Engineering: developing technology to communicate directly with the brain.," Pittsburgh Chapter of IEEE EMBS invited talk, Pittsburgh, PA.

Weber, D.J., 2007, "A somatosensory neural interface for limb-state feedback.," Human Engineering Research Laboratory Seminar, Pittsburgh, PA.

Weber, D.J., 2007, "A somatosensory neural interface for limb-state feedback.," University of Southern California Bioengineering seminar, Los Angeles, CA.

Weber, D.J., 2007, "Neural interfaces for somatosensory feedback.," Simon Fraser University Kinesiology seminar, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Weber, D.J., 2007, "Neuromechanics of Locomotion. Neuroscience 2035," Neuroscience 2035, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

Weber, D.J., 2007, "Neuroprosthetics and research that will make amputees "feel" better.," Biomechanics Virtual Seminar, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO..

2007, "Providing somatosensory feedback via multichannel microstimulation of primary afferent neurons.," Annual Fall Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Hollywood, CA,.

2007, "Sensory feedback for upper extremity prosthetics.," State of the Science Workshop: Research to Clinical Practice for People with Upper Limb Amputation and Prosthetics.

2007, "Taking Control with Neuroprosthetics.," 40th Annual Winter Conference on Brain Research, University of California - Los Angeles Snowmass Village, CO..

Weber, D.J., 2006, "Somatosensory Information Transmission during Movement.," Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth University, Hanover, New Hampshire.

Weber, D.J., 2006, "Understanding and restoring the sixth sense.," Cellular Approaches to Tissue Engineering and Regeneration (CATER) Seminar, Pittsburgh, PA.

2006, "Neural Interfaces for Somatosensory Feedback. .," Kunming, China.

2006, "Somatosensory information transmission during movement.," Hanover, NH.

Weber, D.J., 2005, "The Need to Feel the Speed: Providing Kinesthetic Feedback for a Neural Prosthesis.," University of Pittsburgh Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Grand Rounds, Pittsburgh, PA.

Weber, D.J., 2004, "Neuroprostheses: Interfacing with the Nervous System to Restore Function after CNS Injury. .," University of Alberta Faculty of Computing Science Seminar Series, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

2004, "Decoding Cat Hind-limb Kinematics from Sensory Afferents.," Decoding Workshop, Computational Neuroscience Meeting, Baltimore Maryland.

2004, "Neuroprostheses for Gait Rehabilitation.," National Spinal Cord Rehabilitation Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada..

2004, "Neuroprostheses: Interfacing with the Nervous System to Restore Function and CNS Injury.," University of Pittsburgh Neuroscience Seminar, Pittsburgh, PA.

Weber, D.J., 2003, "Neural Signals for Controlling BIONic Prostheses.," Laboratoire de Neurobiologie, Centre de Recherche, Université Laval, Quebec, Canada.

Weber, D.J., 2002, "Introductions to Internal Models.," Summer Course in Neural Engineering, La Jolla, California..

Weber, D.J., 2002, "Multi-Unit Neural Activity for Sensory Feedback Control of a Neuroprosthesis," Frontiers in Biomedical Engineering, Universities of Alberta/ Calgary Joint Seminar Series, Universities of Alberta.

Weber, D.J., 2001, "Adaptive Feed-Forward Trajectory Compensation.," University of Southern California Bioengineering Seminar Series, Los Angeles, California.

Weber, D.J., 1999, "Cortical Control of Arm Movement.," University of Arizona Center for System Science and Engineering Research Workshop, Tempe, AZ..

Gilgunn, P.J., Ozdoganlar, O.B., Fedder, G., Cui, X.T., and Weber, D.J., 2013, "APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR IMPLANTATION OF DEVICES INTO SOFT TISSUE," Application #: 13/920753.

Weber, D.J., Gaunt, R., and Bruns, T.M., 2013, "Apparatus and method for monitoring and regulating physiological functions via sensory neural inputs to the spinal cord," Non-provisional application.

Cui, X., Weber, D.J., Gilgunn, P., Ozdoganlar, O.B., Kozai, T., and Fedder, G.K., 2012, "APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR IMPLANTATION OF DEVICES INTO SOFT TISSUE," Provisional 61/690,044.

Weber, D.J., Donelan, J.M., Kuo, A.D., Li, Q., and Hoffer, J.A., 2012, "Methods and Apparatus for Harvesting Biomechanical Energy I," United States Patent #8,299,634.

Weber, D.J., Donelan, J.M., Kuo, A.D., Li, Q., and Hoffer, J.A., 2010, "Methods and Apparatus for Harvesting Biomechanical Energy II," United States Patent #7,652,386.

Weber, D.J., Vinjamuri, R., Wang, W., and Mao, Z.H., "Human-machine interface based on task-specific temporal postural synergies," (13/246,190).

Weber, D., 2010, "Methods and Apparatus for Harvesting Biomechanical Energy III," United States Patent #7,659,636.