LLNL's neurotech innovation featured at DARPA's 60th Anniversary Symposium

Nov. 30, 2018- 
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) held its 60th Anniversary Symposium in Maryland recently, at which an exhibit for the Systems-Based Neurotechnology for Emerging Therapies (SUBNETS) program featured the flexible neural multielectrode arrays developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). The symposium, held to celebrate DARPA’s innovative approach to creating...

Lab physicist's sensor work wins DARPA award

Dec. 22, 2016- 
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) named Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory engineer and physicist Vincent Tang as a Program Manager of the Year for 2016, recognizing him for leading a program involving multiple agencies to develop and deploy networked sensors for dynamic, real-time radiological and nuclear threat detection over large urban areas.Since July 2013, Tang...

DARPA taps Lab to restore touch to amputees

Feb. 8, 2015- 
LIVERMORE, Calif. – The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently selected Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to join a collaborative research team that intends to build the world’s first neural system to enable naturalistic feeling and movements in prosthetic hands.Known as Hand Proprioception and Touch Interfaces (HAPTIX), the program seeks to provide wounded...

DARPA taps Lawrence Livermore to develop world's first neural device to restore memory

July 8, 2014- 
LIVERMORE, Calif. - The Department of Defense's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) up to $2.5 million to develop an implantable neural device with the ability to record and stimulate neurons within the brain to help restore memory, DARPA officials announced this week.The research builds on the understanding that memory is a...

Lawrence Livermore Lab awarded $5.6 million to develop next generation neural devices

June 11, 2014- 
LIVERMORE, Calif. - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory recently received $5.6 million from the Department of Defense's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop an implantable neural interface with the ability to record and stimulate neurons within the brain for treating neuropsychiatric disorders.The technology will help doctors to better understand and treat post...