Welcome to SINAPSE

Singapore Institute for Neurotechnology (SINAPSE) brings together engineers, scientists and clinical researchers with a common goal of making an impact on society.

Vision Statement

Our overarching vision is to house, under one inspirational roof, an Institute focused on research at the frontiers of cognitive science, technology development, and clinical and commercial translation.

Cognitive Neuroengineering
NeuroChip
Neuroprosthetics
NeuroPhotonics
Neuromorphic Engineering
Robotics

Latest News

The 1st International Workshop on Human-intELligent machIne cOexiStence (HELIOS)

The 1st International Workshop on Human-intELligent machIne cOexiStence (HELIOS) is a scientific event organized by the Singapore Institute for Neurotechnology (SINAPSE), in cooperation with the Office of Naval Research (ONR)-Asia, taking place on 16-17 December 2017 at the Centre for Life Sciences Auditorium, National University of Singapore. Click on image below to enlarge it.

Flexible Charge Balanced Stimulator with 5.6 fC Accuracy for 140 nC Injections

Sudip Nag, Xiaofeng Jia, Nitish V. Thcoakor, and Dinesh Sharma “Flexible Charge Balanced Stimulator with 5.6 fC Accuracy for 140 nC Injections,” accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems.

Connectivity mapping of human brain by phase-based evolution map approach

  Zhang H., Benz H. L., Thakor N. V., and Bezerianos A. (2012) “Connectivity mapping of human brain by phase-based evolution map approach”, Int. J. Bifurc. Chaos. Vol. 22, No. 9  

Publications

Flexible Charge Balanced Stimulator with 5.6 fC Accuracy for 140 nC Injections

Sudip Nag, Xiaofeng Jia, Nitish V. Thcoakor, and Dinesh Sharma “Flexible Charge Balanced Stimulator with 5.6 fC Accuracy for 140 nC Injections,” accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems.

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Connectivity mapping of human brain by phase-based evolution map approach

  Zhang H., Benz H. L., Thakor N. V., and Bezerianos A. (2012) “Connectivity mapping of human brain by phase-based evolution map approach”, Int. J. Bifurc. Chaos. Vol. 22, No. 9  

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Imaging brain fatigue from sustained mental workload: An ASL perfusion study of the time-On-task effect

Lim, J., Wang, J., Wu, W., Detre, J.A., Dinges, D.F., Rao H. (2010) Imaging brain fatigue from sustained mental workload: An ASL perfusion study of the time-On-task effect. Neuroimage 49(4): 3426-35.

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Dopaminergic polymorphisms associated with time-on-task declines and fatigue in the Psychomotor Vigilance Task

Lim, J., Ebstein, R., Tse, C.Y., Monakhov, M., Lai, P.S., Dinges, D.F., Kwok, K. (2012) Dopaminergic polymorphisms associated with time-on-task declines and fatigue in the Psychomotor Vigilance Task. PLoS One, 7(3): e33767.

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Human embryonic stem cell-derived oligodendrocyte progenitors repair somatosensory pathways following contusive spinal cord injury

Angelo H. All, Faith A. Bazley, Siddharth Gupta, Amir Pourmorteza, Nikta Pashai, Charles Hu, Candace Kerr. “Human embryonic stem cell-derived oligodendrocyte progenitors repair somatosensory pathways following contusive spinal cord injury.” PLoS ONE 7(10): e47645. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0047645M, Accepted 12 Sep 2012

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A Novel Light-Addressable Multi-electrode Array Chip for Neural Signal Recording Based on VCSEL Diode Arrays

Lun-De Liao, Hsin-Yi Lai, Chin-Teng Lin, You-Yin Chen, “A Novel Light-Addressable Multi-electrode Array Chip for Neural Signal Recording Based on VCSEL Diode Arrays,” Vol. 1, pp. 4-12, Journal of Neuroscience and Neuroengineering, 2012.

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Novel Trends in Biosensors used for Electroencephalography Measurements in Neurocognitive Engineering Applications

Lun-De Liao and Chin-Teng Lin, “Novel Trends in Biosensors used for Electroencephalography Measurements in Neurocognitive Engineering Applications,” Vol. 1, pp. 32-41, Journal of Neuroscience and Neuroengineering, 2012.

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A low-cost multi-electrode array system for the simultaneous acquisition of electrophysiological signal and cellular morphology

Yuan-Jen Chang, Lun-De Liao, Chin-Teng Lin, Hsin-Yi Lai, Ji-Lin Chen, Yu-Ting Yang, Ying-Chen Ting, Ya-Po Huang, Robby Wu, Nitish V. Thakor and You-Yin Chen, “A low-cost multi-electrode array system for the simultaneous acquisition of electrophysiological signal and cellular morphology,” Accepted, Journal of Neuroscience and Neuroengineering, 2012.

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A Novel 16-Channel Wireless System for Electroencephalography Measurements with Dry Spring-Loaded Sensors

Lun-De Liao, Shang-Lin Wu, Chang-Hong Liou, Shi-An Chen, Li-Wei Ko, Sheng-Fu Chen and Chin-Teng Lin, “A Novel 16-Channel Wireless System for Electroencephalography Measurements with Dry Spring-Loaded Sensors,” Accepted, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation & Measurement, 2013.

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Design, Simulation and Experimental Validations of a Novel Flexible Neural Probe for Deep Brain Stimulation and Multichannel Recording

Hsin-Yi Lai, Lun-De Liao, Chin-Teng Lin, Yen-Yu I. Shih, You-Yin Chen, Jui-Hsiang Hsu, Hui-Fen Chen, Siny Tsang, Jyh-Yeong Chang, “Design, Simulation and Experimental Validations of a Novel Flexible Neural Probe for Deep Brain Stimulation and Multichannel Recording,” Vol. 9, No. 15, Journal of Neural Engineering, 2012.

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