Implantable medical devices for optogenetics

Michael R. Bruchas (Inventor), Robert W. Gereau (Inventor), Gunchul Shin (Inventor), Tony (Anthony) R Banks (Inventor), John A Rogers (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


Provided are implantable biomedical devices and related methods for interfacing with a target tissue. The devices comprise a substrate, an electronic device supported by the substrate and a freely positionable injectable needle electronically connected to the electronic device by a deformable interconnect, where the injectable needle has one or more optical sources provided on a distal tip end. The injectable needle may further comprise a photodetector.
Original languageEnglish (US)
U.S. patent number11154201
Filing date3/31/17
StatePublished - Oct 26 2021


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