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Sliman Bensmaia

InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
DepartmentOrganismal Biology and Anatomy
AddressChicago IL 60637
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    R01CA281301     (LINDAU, STACY TESSLER)Aug 1, 2023 - Jul 31, 2028
    Bionic Breast Project: A Neuroprosthesis to Restore Touch Sensation and Reduce Chronic Pain After Mastectomy
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

    R35NS122333     (HATSOPOULOS, NICHOLAS G)May 1, 2021 - Apr 30, 2029
    Sensory mechanisms of manual dexterity and their application to neuroprosthetics
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R21CA226726     (LINDAU, STACY TESSLER)Feb 1, 2019 - Jan 31, 2021
    Bionic Breast Project: Towards Restoring Breast Sensory Function in Women with Mastectomy
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

    R01NS101325     (BENSMAIA, SLIMAN)Jun 1, 2017 - May 31, 2022
    Touch spanning spatial scales: The neural basis of texture perception in somatosensory cortices
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01NS095251     (MILLER, LEE E)Jun 1, 2016 - May 31, 2021
    Biomimetic Somatosensory Feedback through Intracorticalmicrostimulation
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

    R01NS095162     (BENSMAIA, SLIMAN)Sep 17, 2015 - Jun 30, 2021
    Probing somatosensory representations in the cuneate nucleus of awake primates
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01NS082865     (BENSMAIA, SLIMAN)Mar 1, 2013 - Feb 28, 2019
    Hand proprioception and sensorimotor interplay
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01NS018787     (HSIAO, STEVEN S)Apr 1, 1983 - Mar 31, 2014
    Cortical Processing of Tactual Spacial Information
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

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    1. Nanivadekar AC, Bose R, Petersen BA, Okorokova EV, Sarma D, Madonna TJ, Barra B, Farooqui J, Dalrymple AN, Levy I, Helm ER, Miele VJ, Boninger ML, Capogrosso M, Bensmaia SJ, Weber DJ, Fisher LE. Publisher Correction: Restoration of sensory feedback from the foot and reduction of phantom limb pain via closed-loop spinal cord stimulation. Nat Biomed Eng. 2023 Dec 28. PMID: 38155296.
      Citations:    Fields:    
    2. Nanivadekar AC, Bose R, Petersen BA, Okorokova EV, Sarma D, Madonna TJ, Barra B, Farooqui J, Dalrymple AN, Levy I, Helm ER, Miele VJ, Boninger ML, Capogrosso M, Bensmaia SJ, Weber DJ, Fisher LE. Restoration of sensory feedback from the foot and reduction of phantom limb pain via closed-loop spinal cord stimulation. Nat Biomed Eng. 2023 Dec 14. PMID: 38097809.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    
    3. Shelchkova ND, Downey JE, Greenspon CM, Okorokova EV, Sobinov AR, Verbaarschot C, He Q, Sponheim C, Tortolani AF, Moore DD, Kaufman MT, Lee RC, Satzer D, Gonzalez-Martinez J, Warnke PC, Miller LE, Boninger ML, Gaunt RA, Collinger JL, Hatsopoulos NG, Bensmaia SJ. Microstimulation of human somatosensory cortex evokes task-dependent, spatially patterned responses in motor cortex. Nat Commun. 2023 11 10; 14(1):7270. PMID: 37949923; PMCID: PMC10638421.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    4. Greenspon CM, Shelchkova ND, Valle G, Hobbs TG, Berger-Wolf EI, Hutchison BC, Dogruoz E, Verbarschott C, Callier T, Sobinov AR, Okorokova EV, Jordan PM, Prasad D, He Q, Liu F, Kirsch RF, Miller JP, Lee RC, Satzer D, Gonzalez-Martinez J, Warnke PC, Miller LE, Boninger ML, Ajiboye AB, Graczyk EL, Downey JE, Collinger JL, Hatsopoulos NG, Gaunt RA, Bensmaia SJ. Tessellation of artificial touch via microstimulation of human somatosensory cortex. bioRxiv. 2023 Jul 15. PMID: 37425877; PMCID: PMC10327055.
    5. Greenspon CM, Valle G, Hobbs TG, Verbaarschot C, Callier T, Okorokova EV, Shelchkova ND, Sobinov AR, Jordan PM, Weiss JM, Fitzgerald EE, Prasad D, van Driesche A, Lee RC, Satzer D, Gonzalez-Martinez J, Warnke PC, Miller LE, Boninger ML, Collinger JL, Gaunt RA, Downey JE, Hatsopoulos NG, Bensmaia SJ. Biomimetic multi-channel microstimulation of somatosensory cortex conveys high resolution force feedback for bionic hands. bioRxiv. 2023 Jul 12. PMID: 36824713; PMCID: PMC9949113.
    6. Martin AB, Cardenas MA, Andersen RK, Bowman AI, Hillier EA, Bensmaia S, Fuglevand AJ, Gothard KM. A context-dependent switch from sensing to feeling in the primate amygdala. Cell Rep. 2023 02 28; 42(2):112056. PMID: 36724071; PMCID: PMC10430631.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    7. Lieber JD, Bensmaia SJ. The neural basis of tactile texture perception. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2022 10; 76:102621. PMID: 36027737.
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    8. Yan Y, Sobinov AR, Bensmaia SJ. Prehension kinematics in humans and macaques. J Neurophysiol. 2022 06 01; 127(6):1669-1678. PMID: 35642848; PMCID: PMC9208440.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    9. Christie B, Osborn LE, McMullen DP, Pawar AS, Thomas TM, Bensmaia SJ, Celnik PA, Fifer MS, Tenore FV. Perceived timing of cutaneous vibration and intracortical microstimulation of human somatosensory cortex. Brain Stimul. 2022 May-Jun; 15(3):881-888. PMID: 35644516.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    10. Sombeck JT, Heye J, Kumaravelu K, Goetz SM, Peterchev AV, Grill WM, Bensmaia S, Miller LE. Characterizing the short-latency evoked response to intracortical microstimulation across a multi-electrode array. J Neural Eng. 2022 04 20; 19(2). PMID: 35378515; PMCID: PMC9142773.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    11. Long KH, Lieber JD, Bensmaia SJ. Texture is encoded in precise temporal spiking patterns in primate somatosensory cortex. Nat Commun. 2022 03 14; 13(1):1311. PMID: 35288570; PMCID: PMC8921276.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    12. Graczyk EL, Christie BP, He Q, Tyler DJ, Bensmaia SJ. Frequency Shapes the Quality of Tactile Percepts Evoked through Electrical Stimulation of the Nerves. J Neurosci. 2022 03 09; 42(10):2052-2064. PMID: 35074865; PMCID: PMC8916769.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    13. Long KH, McLellan KR, Boyarinova M, Bensmaia SJ. Proprioceptive sensitivity to imposed finger deflections. J Neurophysiol. 2022 02 01; 127(2):412-420. PMID: 35020504; PMCID: PMC8799383.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    14. Fifer MS, McMullen DP, Osborn LE, Thomas TM, Christie B, Nickl RW, Candrea DN, Pohlmeyer EA, Thompson MC, Anaya MA, Schellekens W, Ramsey NF, Bensmaia SJ, Anderson WS, Wester BA, Crone NE, Celnik PA, Cantarero GL, Tenore FV. Intracortical Somatosensory Stimulation to Elicit Fingertip Sensations in an Individual With Spinal Cord Injury. Neurology. 2022 Feb 15; 98(7):e679-e687. PMID: 34880087; PMCID: PMC8865889.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    15. Suresh AK, Greenspon CM, He Q, Rosenow JM, Miller LE, Bensmaia SJ. Sensory computations in the cuneate nucleus of macaques. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021 12 07; 118(49). PMID: 34853173; PMCID: PMC8670430.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    16. Kumaravelu K, Sombeck J, Miller LE, Bensmaia SJ, Grill WM. Stoney vs. Histed: Quantifying the spatial effects of intracortical microstimulation. Brain Stimul. 2022 Jan-Feb; 15(1):141-151. PMID: 34861412; PMCID: PMC8816873.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    17. Osborn LE, Christie BP, McMullen DP, Nickl RW, Thompson MC, Pawar AS, Thomas TM, Alejandro Anaya M, Crone NE, Wester BA, Bensmaia SJ, Celnik PA, Cantarero GL, Tenore FV, Fifer MS. Intracortical microstimulation of somatosensory cortex enables object identification through perceived sensations. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2021 11; 2021:6259-6262. PMID: 34892544.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    18. Sobinov AR, Bensmaia SJ. The neural mechanisms of manual dexterity. Nat Rev Neurosci. 2021 12; 22(12):741-757. PMID: 34711956; PMCID: PMC9169115.
      Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    19. Pandarinath C, Bensmaia SJ. The science and engineering behind sensitized brain-controlled bionic hands. Physiol Rev. 2022 04 01; 102(2):551-604. PMID: 34541898; PMCID: PMC8742729.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    
    20. Versteeg C, Rosenow JM, Bensmaia SJ, Miller LE. Encoding of limb state by single neurons in the cuneate nucleus of awake monkeys. J Neurophysiol. 2021 08 01; 126(2):693-706. PMID: 34010577; PMCID: PMC8409958.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    
    21. McMullen DP, Thomas TM, Fifer MS, Candrea DN, Tenore FV, Nickl RW, Pohlmeyer EA, Coogan C, Osborn LE, Schiavi A, Wojtasiewicz T, Gordon CR, Cohen AB, Ramsey NF, Schellekens W, Bensmaia SJ, Cantarero GL, Celnik PA, Wester BA, Anderson WS, Crone NE. Novel intraoperative online functional mapping of somatosensory finger representations for targeted stimulating electrode placement: technical note. J Neurosurg. 2021 Mar 26; 1-8. PMID: 33770760.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    
    22. O'Connor DH, Krubitzer L, Bensmaia S. Of mice and monkeys: Somatosensory processing in two prominent animal models. Prog Neurobiol. 2021 06; 201:102008. PMID: 33587956; PMCID: PMC8096687.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    23. Greenspon CM, Bensmaia SJ, Ortiz-Catalan M, Mastinu E. Chronic Use of a Sensitized Bionic Hand Does Not Remap the Sense of Touch. Cell Rep. 2020 12 22; 33(12):108539. PMID: 33357421.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    24. Liu M, Batista A, Bensmaia S, Weber DJ. Information about contact force and surface texture is mixed in the firing rates of cutaneous afferent neurons. J Neurophysiol. 2021 02 01; 125(2):496-508. PMID: 33326349; PMCID: PMC7948138.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    25. Bensmaia SJ, Tyler DJ, Micera S. Restoration of sensory information via bionic hands. Nat Biomed Eng. 2023 04; 7(4):443-455. PMID: 33230305; PMCID: PMC10233657.
      Citations: 35     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    26. Suresh AK, Goodman JM, Okorokova EV, Kaufman M, Hatsopoulos NG, Bensmaia SJ. Neural population dynamics in motor cortex are different for reach and grasp. Elife. 2020 11 17; 9. PMID: 33200745; PMCID: PMC7688308.
      Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    27. Kumaravelu K, Tomlinson T, Callier T, Sombeck J, Bensmaia SJ, Miller LE, Grill WM. A comprehensive model-based framework for optimal design of biomimetic patterns of electrical stimulation for prosthetic sensation. J Neural Eng. 2020 09 18; 17(4):046045. PMID: 32759488; PMCID: PMC8559728.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    
    28. Okorokova EV, Goodman JM, Hatsopoulos NG, Bensmaia SJ. Decoding hand kinematics from population responses in sensorimotor cortex during grasping. J Neural Eng. 2020 08 17; 17(4):046035. PMID: 32442987.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    
    29. Yan Y, Goodman JM, Moore DD, Solla SA, Bensmaia SJ. Unexpected complexity of everyday manual behaviors. Nat Commun. 2020 07 16; 11(1):3564. PMID: 32678102; PMCID: PMC7367296.
      Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    30. George JA, Brinton MR, Colgan PC, Colvin GK, Bensmaia SJ, Clark GA. Intensity Discriminability of Electrocutaneous and Intraneural Stimulation Pulse Frequency in Intact Individuals and Amputees. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2020 07; 2020:3893-3896. PMID: 33018851.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    31. Greenspon CM, McLellan KR, Lieber JD, Bensmaia SJ. Effect of scanning speed on texture-elicited vibrations. J R Soc Interface. 2020 06; 17(167):20190892. PMID: 32517632; PMCID: PMC7328380.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    32. Lieber JD, Bensmaia SJ. Emergence of an Invariant Representation of Texture in Primate Somatosensory Cortex. Cereb Cortex. 2020 05 14; 30(5):3228-3239. PMID: 31813989; PMCID: PMC7197205.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    33. Lindau ST, Bensmaia SJ. Using Bionics to Restore Sensation to Reconstructed Breasts. Front Neurorobot. 2020; 14:24. PMID: 32457591; PMCID: PMC7227383.
      Citations: 3     
    34. Callier T, Brantly NW, Caravelli A, Bensmaia SJ. The frequency of cortical microstimulation shapes artificial touch. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 01 14; 117(2):1191-1200. PMID: 31879342; PMCID: PMC6969512.
      Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    35. Callier T, Suresh AK, Bensmaia SJ. Neural Coding of Contact Events in Somatosensory Cortex. Cereb Cortex. 2019 12 17; 29(11):4613-4627. PMID: 30668644; PMCID: PMC6917522.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    36. Goodman JM, Tabot GA, Lee AS, Suresh AK, Rajan AT, Hatsopoulos NG, Bensmaia S. Postural Representations of the Hand in the Primate Sensorimotor Cortex. Neuron. 2019 12 04; 104(5):1000-1009.e7. PMID: 31668844; PMCID: PMC7172114.
      Citations: 20     Fields:    
    37. Prendergast B, Brooks J, Goodman JM, Boyarinova M, Winberry JE, Bensmaia SJ. Finger Posture and Finger Load are Perceived Independently. Sci Rep. 2019 10 21; 9(1):15031. PMID: 31636297; PMCID: PMC6803715.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    38. Delhaye BP, O'Donnell MK, Lieber JD, McLellan KR, Bensmaia SJ. Feeling fooled: Texture contaminates the neural code for tactile speed. PLoS Biol. 2019 08; 17(8):e3000431. PMID: 31454360; PMCID: PMC6711498.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    39. George JA, Kluger DT, Davis TS, Wendelken SM, Okorokova EV, He Q, Duncan CC, Hutchinson DT, Thumser ZC, Beckler DT, Marasco PD, Bensmaia SJ, Clark GA. Biomimetic sensory feedback through peripheral nerve stimulation improves dexterous use of a bionic hand. Sci Robot. 2019 Jul 24; 4(32). PMID: 33137773.
      Citations: 83     Fields:    
    40. Delhaye BP, Xia X, Bensmaia SJ. Rapid geometric feature signaling in the simulated spiking activity of a complete population of tactile nerve fibers. J Neurophysiol. 2019 06 01; 121(6):2071-2082. PMID: 30943102; PMCID: PMC6620699.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    41. Lieber JD, Bensmaia SJ. High-dimensional representation of texture in somatosensory cortex of primates. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 02 19; 116(8):3268-3277. PMID: 30718436; PMCID: PMC6386651.
      Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    42. Okorokova EV, He Q, Bensmaia SJ. Biomimetic encoding model for restoring touch in bionic hands through a nerve interface. J Neural Eng. 2018 12; 15(6):066033. PMID: 30245482; PMCID: PMC6324178.
      Citations: 34     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    43. Delhaye BP, Long KH, Bensmaia SJ. Neural Basis of Touch and Proprioception in Primate Cortex. Compr Physiol. 2018 09 14; 8(4):1575-1602. PMID: 30215864; PMCID: PMC6330897.
      Citations: 68     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    44. Graczyk EL, Delhaye BP, Schiefer MA, Bensmaia SJ, Tyler DJ. Sensory adaptation to electrical stimulation of the somatosensory nerves. J Neural Eng. 2018 08; 15(4):046002. PMID: 29551756; PMCID: PMC6034502.
      Citations: 31     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    45. Suresh AK, Winberry JE, Versteeg C, Chowdhury R, Tomlinson T, Rosenow JM, Miller LE, Bensmaia SJ. Methodological considerations for a chronic neural interface with the cuneate nucleus of macaques. J Neurophysiol. 2017 12 01; 118(6):3271-3281. PMID: 28904101; PMCID: PMC5814711.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    46. Lieber JD, Xia X, Weber AI, Bensmaia SJ. The neural code for tactile roughness in the somatosensory nerves. J Neurophysiol. 2017 12 01; 118(6):3107-3117. PMID: 28855289; PMCID: PMC6148298.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    47. Saal HP, Suresh AK, Solorzano LE, Weber AI, Bensmaia SJ. The Effect of Contact Force on the Responses of Tactile Nerve Fibers to Scanned Textures. Neuroscience. 2018 10 01; 389:99-103. PMID: 28844003.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    48. Boundy-Singer ZM, Saal HP, Bensmaia SJ. Speed invariance of tactile texture perception. J Neurophysiol. 2017 10 01; 118(4):2371-2377. PMID: 28724777; PMCID: PMC5646196.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    49. Saal HP, Delhaye BP, Rayhaun BC, Bensmaia SJ. Simulating tactile signals from the whole hand with millisecond precision. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 07 11; 114(28):E5693-E5702. PMID: 28652360; PMCID: PMC5514748.
      Citations: 67     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    50. Goodman JM, Bensmaia SJ. A Variation Code Accounts for the Perceived Roughness of Coarsely Textured Surfaces. Sci Rep. 2017 04 25; 7:46699. PMID: 28440308; PMCID: PMC5404226.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    
    51. Makin TR, Bensmaia SJ. Stability of Sensory Topographies in Adult Cortex. Trends Cogn Sci. 2017 03; 21(3):195-204. PMID: 28214130; PMCID: PMC6052795.
      Citations: 52     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    52. Kim S, Callier T, Bensmaia SJ. A computational model that predicts behavioral sensitivity to intracortical microstimulation. J Neural Eng. 2017 02; 14(1):016012. PMID: 27977419; PMCID: PMC5920685.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    53. Delhaye BP, Saal HP, Bensmaia SJ. Key considerations in designing a somatosensory neuroprosthesis. J Physiol Paris. 2016 11; 110(4 Pt A):402-408. PMID: 27815182.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    54. Graczyk EL, Schiefer MA, Saal HP, Delhaye BP, Bensmaia SJ, Tyler DJ. The neural basis of perceived intensity in natural and artificial touch. Sci Transl Med. 2016 10 26; 8(362):362ra142. PMID: 27797958; PMCID: PMC5713478.
      Citations: 74     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    55. Flesher SN, Collinger JL, Foldes ST, Weiss JM, Downey JE, Tyler-Kabara EC, Bensmaia SJ, Schwartz AB, Boninger ML, Gaunt RA. Intracortical microstimulation of human somatosensory cortex. Sci Transl Med. 2016 10 19; 8(361):361ra141. PMID: 27738096.
      Citations: 219     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    56. Delhaye BP, Schluter EW, Bensmaia SJ. Robo-Psychophysics: Extracting Behaviorally Relevant Features from the Output of Sensors on a Prosthetic Finger. IEEE Trans Haptics. 2016 Oct-Dec; 9(4):499-507. PMID: 27992321.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    57. Suresh AK, Saal HP, Bensmaia SJ. Edge orientation signals in tactile afferents of macaques. J Neurophysiol. 2016 12 01; 116(6):2647-2655. PMID: 27655968; PMCID: PMC5133299.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    58. Saal HP, Wang X, Bensmaia SJ. Importance of spike timing in touch: an analogy with hearing? Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2016 10; 40:142-149. PMID: 27504741; PMCID: PMC5315566.
      Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    59. Saal HP, Harvey MA, Bensmaia SJ. Rate and timing of cortical responses driven by separate sensory channels. Elife. 2015 Dec 09; 4:e10450. PMID: 26650354; PMCID: PMC4755746.
      Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    60. Yau JM, Kim SS, Thakur PH, Bensmaia SJ. Feeling form: the neural basis of haptic shape perception. J Neurophysiol. 2016 Feb 01; 115(2):631-42. PMID: 26581869; PMCID: PMC4752307.
      Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    61. Cho Y, Craig JC, Hsiao SS, Bensmaia SJ. Vision is superior to touch in shape perception even with equivalent peripheral input. J Neurophysiol. 2016 Jan 01; 115(1):92-9. PMID: 26510760; PMCID: PMC4760472.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    62. Kim S, Callier T, Tabot GA, Gaunt RA, Tenore FV, Bensmaia SJ. Behavioral assessment of sensitivity to intracortical microstimulation of primate somatosensory cortex. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Dec 08; 112(49):15202-7. PMID: 26504211; PMCID: PMC4679002.
      Citations: 47     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    63. Rajan AT, Boback JL, Dammann JF, Tenore FV, Wester BA, Otto KJ, Gaunt RA, Bensmaia SJ. The effects of chronic intracortical microstimulation on neural tissue and fine motor behavior. J Neural Eng. 2015 Dec; 12(6):066018. PMID: 26479701; PMCID: PMC8129590.
      Citations: 28     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    64. Bensmaia SJ, Pack CC. Seeing and Feeling Motion: Canonical Computations in Vision and Touch. PLoS Biol. 2015; 13(9):e1002271. PMID: 26418156; PMCID: PMC4587910.
      Citations: 28     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    65. Bensmaia SJ. Biological and bionic hands: natural neural coding and artificial perception. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2015 Sep 19; 370(1677):20140209. PMID: 26240424; PMCID: PMC4528821.
      Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    66. Callier T, Schluter EW, Tabot GA, Miller LE, Tenore FV, Bensmaia SJ. Long-term stability of sensitivity to intracortical microstimulation of somatosensory cortex. J Neural Eng. 2015 Oct; 12(5):056010. PMID: 26291448.
      Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    67. Saal HP, Bensmaia SJ. Biomimetic approaches to bionic touch through a peripheral nerve interface. Neuropsychologia. 2015 Dec; 79(Pt B):344-53. PMID: 26092769.
      Citations: 48     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    68. Kim S, Callier T, Tabot GA, Tenore FV, Bensmaia SJ. Sensitivity to microstimulation of somatosensory cortex distributed over multiple electrodes. Front Syst Neurosci. 2015; 9:47. PMID: 25914630; PMCID: PMC4392613.
      Citations: 21     
    69. Callier T, Saal HP, Davis-Berg EC, Bensmaia SJ. Kinematics of unconstrained tactile texture exploration. J Neurophysiol. 2015 Apr 01; 113(7):3013-20. PMID: 25744883; PMCID: PMC4416617.
      Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    70. Bensmaia SJ, DiCarlo JJ. Steven Hsiao: in memoriam. Neuron. 2015 Feb 04; 85(3):458-61. PMID: 25802904.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    71. Pei YC, Bensmaia SJ. The neural basis of tactile motion perception. J Neurophysiol. 2014 Dec 15; 112(12):3023-32. PMID: 25253479; PMCID: PMC4269710.
      Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    72. Saal HP, Bensmaia SJ. Touch is a team effort: interplay of submodalities in cutaneous sensibility. Trends Neurosci. 2014 Dec; 37(12):689-97. PMID: 25257208.
      Citations: 82     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    73. Tabot GA, Kim SS, Winberry JE, Bensmaia SJ. Restoring tactile and proprioceptive sensation through a brain interface. Neurobiol Dis. 2015 Nov; 83:191-8. PMID: 25201560; PMCID: PMC4362964.
      Citations: 28     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    74. Bensmaia SJ, Miller LE. Restoring sensorimotor function through intracortical interfaces: progress and looming challenges. Nat Rev Neurosci. 2014 May; 15(5):313-25. PMID: 24739786.
      Citations: 135     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    75. Manfredi LR, Saal HP, Brown KJ, Zielinski MC, Dammann JF, Polashock VS, Bensmaia SJ. Natural scenes in tactile texture. J Neurophysiol. 2014 May; 111(9):1792-802. PMID: 24523522.
      Citations: 48     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    76. Chen KH, Dammann JF, Boback JL, Tenore FV, Otto KJ, Gaunt RA, Bensmaia SJ. The effect of chronic intracortical microstimulation on the electrode-tissue interface. J Neural Eng. 2014 Apr; 11(2):026004. PMID: 24503702; PMCID: PMC8129589.
      Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    77. Pei YC, Lee TC, Chang TY, Ruffatto D, Spenko M, Bensmaia S. A multi-digit tactile motion stimulator. J Neurosci Methods. 2014 Apr 15; 226:80-87. PMID: 24485869.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    78. Zaidi Q, Victor J, McDermott J, Geffen M, Bensmaia S, Cleland TA. Perceptual spaces: mathematical structures to neural mechanisms. J Neurosci. 2013 Nov 06; 33(45):17597-602. PMID: 24198350; PMCID: PMC3818541.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    79. Tabot GA, Dammann JF, Berg JA, Tenore FV, Boback JL, Vogelstein RJ, Bensmaia SJ. Restoring the sense of touch with a prosthetic hand through a brain interface. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Nov 05; 110(45):18279-84. PMID: 24127595; PMCID: PMC3831459.
      Citations: 107     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    80. Weber AI, Saal HP, Lieber JD, Cheng JW, Manfredi LR, Dammann JF, Bensmaia SJ. Spatial and temporal codes mediate the tactile perception of natural textures. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Oct 15; 110(42):17107-12. PMID: 24082087; PMCID: PMC3800989.
      Citations: 109     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCellsCTClinical Trials
    81. Cheng JW, Weber AI, Bensmaia SJ. Comparing the effects of isoflurane and pentobarbital on the responses of cutaneous mechanoreceptive afferents. BMC Anesthesiol. 2013 May 10; 13:10. PMID: 23663566; PMCID: PMC3659072.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    
    82. Harvey MA, Saal HP, Dammann JF, Bensmaia SJ. Multiplexing stimulus information through rate and temporal codes in primate somatosensory cortex. PLoS Biol. 2013; 11(5):e1001558. PMID: 23667327; PMCID: PMC3646728.
      Citations: 78     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    83. Berg JA, Dammann JF, Tenore FV, Tabot GA, Boback JL, Manfredi LR, Peterson ML, Katyal KD, Johannes MS, Makhlin A, Wilcox R, Franklin RK, Vogelstein RJ, Hatsopoulos NG, Bensmaia SJ. Behavioral demonstration of a somatosensory neuroprosthesis. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2013 May; 21(3):500-7. PMID: 23475375.
      Citations: 39     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    84. Dong Y, Mihalas S, Kim SS, Yoshioka T, Bensmaia S, Niebur E. A simple model of mechanotransduction in primate glabrous skin. J Neurophysiol. 2013 Mar; 109(5):1350-9. PMID: 23236001; PMCID: PMC3602832.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    85. Mackevicius EL, Best MD, Saal HP, Bensmaia SJ. Millisecond precision spike timing shapes tactile perception. J Neurosci. 2012 Oct 31; 32(44):15309-17. PMID: 23115169; PMCID: PMC3752122.
      Citations: 56     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    86. Manfredi LR, Baker AT, Elias DO, Dammann JF, Zielinski MC, Polashock VS, Bensmaia SJ. The effect of surface wave propagation on neural responses to vibration in primate glabrous skin. PLoS One. 2012; 7(2):e31203. PMID: 22348055; PMCID: PMC3278420.
      Citations: 39     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    87. Kim SS, Mihalas S, Russell A, Dong Y, Bensmaia SJ. Does afferent heterogeneity matter in conveying tactile feedback through peripheral nerve stimulation? IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2011 Oct; 19(5):514-20. PMID: 21712163.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    88. Pei YC, Hsiao SS, Craig JC, Bensmaia SJ. Neural mechanisms of tactile motion integration in somatosensory cortex. Neuron. 2011 Feb 10; 69(3):536-47. PMID: 21315263; PMCID: PMC3052381.
      Citations: 39     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    89. Yau JM, Weber AI, Bensmaia SJ. Separate mechanisms for audio-tactile pitch and loudness interactions. Front Psychol. 2010; 1:160. PMID: 21887147; PMCID: PMC3157934.
      Citations: 21     
    90. Kim SS, Sripati AP, Bensmaia SJ. Predicting the timing of spikes evoked by tactile stimulation of the hand. J Neurophysiol. 2010 Sep; 104(3):1484-96. PMID: 20610784; PMCID: PMC2944675.
      Citations: 28     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    91. Pei YC, Hsiao SS, Craig JC, Bensmaia SJ. Shape invariant coding of motion direction in somatosensory cortex. PLoS Biol. 2010 Feb 02; 8(2):e1000305. PMID: 20126380; PMCID: PMC2814823.
      Citations: 50     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    92. Sripati AP, Vogelstein RJ, Armiger RS, Russell AF, Bensmaia SJ. Conveying tactile feedback in sensorized hand neuroprostheses using a biofidelic model of mechanotransduction. IEEE Trans Biomed Circuits Syst. 2009 Dec; 3(6):398-404. PMID: 23853287; PMCID: PMC4041344.
      Citations: 21     Fields:    
    93. Yau JM, Hollins M, Bensmaia SJ. Textural timbre: The perception of surface microtexture depends in part on multimodal spectral cues. Commun Integr Biol. 2009 Jul; 2(4):344-6. PMID: 19721886; PMCID: PMC2734043.
      Citations: 13     
    94. Pei YC, Denchev PV, Hsiao SS, Craig JC, Bensmaia SJ. Convergence of submodality-specific input onto neurons in primary somatosensory cortex. J Neurophysiol. 2009 Sep; 102(3):1843-53. PMID: 19535484; PMCID: PMC2746774.
      Citations: 48     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    95. Yau JM, Olenczak JB, Dammann JF, Bensmaia SJ. Temporal frequency channels are linked across audition and touch. Curr Biol. 2009 Apr 14; 19(7):561-6. PMID: 19268591; PMCID: PMC2700739.
      Citations: 61     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    96. Russell AF, Armiger RS, Vogelstein RJ, Bensmaia SJ, Etienne-Cummings R. Real-time implementation of biofidelic SA1 model for tactile feedback. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2009; 2009:185-8. PMID: 19964205; PMCID: PMC3962798.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    97. Pei YC, Hsiao SS, Bensmaia SJ. The tactile integration of local motion cues is analogous to its visual counterpart. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Jun 10; 105(23):8130-5. PMID: 18524953; PMCID: PMC2430371.
      Citations: 30     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    98. Craig JC, Rhodes RP, Gibson GO, Bensmaia SJ. Discriminating smooth from grooved surfaces: effects of random variations in skin penetration. Exp Brain Res. 2008 Jul; 188(3):331-40. PMID: 18443774.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    99. Bensmaia SJ. Tactile intensity and population codes. Behav Brain Res. 2008 Jul 19; 190(2):165-73. PMID: 18420286; PMCID: PMC2659538.
      Citations: 27     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    100. Bensmaia SJ, Hsiao SS, Denchev PV, Killebrew JH, Craig JC. The tactile perception of stimulus orientation. Somatosens Mot Res. 2008 Mar; 25(1):49-59. PMID: 18344147.
      Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    101. Bensmaia SJ, Denchev PV, Dammann JF, Craig JC, Hsiao SS. The representation of stimulus orientation in the early stages of somatosensory processing. J Neurosci. 2008 Jan 16; 28(3):776-86. PMID: 18199777; PMCID: PMC6670339.
      Citations: 76     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    102. Muniak MA, Ray S, Hsiao SS, Dammann JF, Bensmaia SJ. The neural coding of stimulus intensity: linking the population response of mechanoreceptive afferents with psychophysical behavior. J Neurosci. 2007 Oct 24; 27(43):11687-99. PMID: 17959811; PMCID: PMC6673240.
      Citations: 85     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    103. Hollins M, Bensmaïa SJ. The coding of roughness. Can J Exp Psychol. 2007 Sep; 61(3):184-95. PMID: 17974313.
      Citations: 33     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    104. Yoshioka T, Craig JC, Hsiao SS, Bensmaïa SJ. Texture perception through direct and indirect touch: an analysis of perceptual space for tactile textures in two modes of exploration. Somatosens Mot Res. 2007 Mar-Jun; 24(1-2):53-70. PMID: 17558923; PMCID: PMC2635116.
      Citations: 37     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    105. Killebrew JH, Dammann JF, Denchev P, Hsiao SS, Craig JC, Johnson KO, Bensmaïa SJ. A dense array stimulator to generate arbitrary spatio-temporal tactile stimuli. J Neurosci Methods. 2007 Mar 30; 161(1):62-74. PMID: 17134760; PMCID: PMC1851669.
      Citations: 27     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    106. Killebrew JH, Craig JC, Bensmaïa SJ. Influence of visual motion on tactile motion perception. J Neurophysiol. 2006 Sep; 96(3):1625-37. PMID: 16723415; PMCID: PMC1839045.
      Citations: 27     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    107. Sripati AP, Bensmaia SJ, Johnson KO. A continuum mechanical model of mechanoreceptive afferent responses to indented spatial patterns. J Neurophysiol. 2006 Jun; 95(6):3852-64. PMID: 16481453; PMCID: PMC1839063.
      Citations: 52     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    108. Leung YY, Hsiao SS, Johnson KO, Bensmaïa SJ. Time-course of vibratory adaptation and recovery in cutaneous mechanoreceptive afferents. J Neurophysiol. 2005 Nov; 94(5):3037-45. PMID: 16222071; PMCID: PMC1839047.
      Citations: 46     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    109. Craig JC, Yoshioka T, Johnson KO, Bensmaïa SJ. SA1 and RA afferent responses to static and vibrating gratings. J Neurophysiol. 2006 Mar; 95(3):1771-82. PMID: 16236779; PMCID: PMC1839046.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    110. Craig JC, Johnson KO, Bensmaïa SJ. Temporal factors in tactile spatial acuity: evidence for RA interference in fine spatial processing. J Neurophysiol. 2006 Mar; 95(3):1783-91. PMID: 16236778; PMCID: PMC1839044.
      Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    111. Leung YY, Hsiao SS, Johnson KO, Bensmaïa SJ. Vibratory adaptation of cutaneous mechanoreceptive afferents. J Neurophysiol. 2005 Nov; 94(5):3023-36. PMID: 16014802; PMCID: PMC1994926.
      Citations: 54     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    112. BensmaIa SJ, Hollins M. The vibrations of texture. Somatosens Mot Res. 2003; 20(1):33-43. PMID: 12745443; PMCID: PMC2074877.
      Citations: 59     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    113. Hollins M, Roy EA, Hollins M, Roy EA. Vibrotaction and texture perception. Behav Brain Res. 2002 Sep 20; 135(1-2):51-6. PMID: 12356433.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    114. Hollins M, Washburn S, Bensmaïa SJ. Vibrotactile adaptation impairs discrimination of fine, but not coarse, textures. Somatosens Mot Res. 2001; 18(4):253-62. PMID: 11794728.
      Citations: 35     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    115. Hollins M, Bensmaïa SJ. Complex tactile waveform discrimination. J Acoust Soc Am. 2000 Sep; 108(3 Pt 1):1236-45. PMID: 11008823.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
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