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NeuroLux Hosts Its First Training Workshop

Friday, April 27, 2018

NeuroLux hosted its first training workshop on April 25-26, 2018 at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. The NeuroLux Illuminate Workshop 2018 provided attendees the opportunity to become trained on the technology and the surgical procedures, to listen to and interact with guest researchers who have active programs built around the Neurolux technology, […]

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NeuroLux Illuminate 2018: Free technology and surgery training for neuroscientists!

Friday, March 30, 2018

NeuroLux offers the only wireless optogenetics device platform that is fully-implantable, ultralightweight, and battery-free.  These systems dramatically improve and simplify the means for light delivery and control in optogenetics experiments, thereby catalyzing the further adoption of these methodologies by the neuroscience community. This workshop will provide attendees the opportunity to become trained on the technology […]

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Latest Development of an Upcoming Addition to Our Product Portfolio Published in PNAS!

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Wireless optogenetics technology for neuroscience research has assisted the neuroscience community in controlling neural activation and silencing and catalyzed a desire for powerful synergistic tools. One of the latest advancement in complementary toolsets is the creation of fiber photometry, with capability to optically record neural activity. The currently-available tethered approach imposes physical constraints that restrict […]

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NeuroLux awarded NIH STTR Phase I Grant

Thursday, October 19, 2017

NeuroLux, an early stage biotech company based in Champaign, IL, has been awarded a Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop wireless, battery-free devices for programmable fluid delivery and optogenetic stimulation, in designs fully compatible with the existing NeuroLux HF wireless electronic platform and control […]

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NeuroLux Spinal Optogenetics System Published in PAIN!

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

This new wireless platform that adapts near-field communication (NFC) technology and microscale LED technologies for optogenetic studies beyond the brain. The reported devices are designed specifically for implantation in a minimally invasive fashion over the mouse spinal cord for wireless and battery-free optogenetic interrogation of spinal circuits in freely moving animals. The studies utilized NeuroLux […]

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Anthony Banks is Guest Speaker at University of Illinois Office of Technology Management’s Share the Vision 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Anthony Banks, one of the co-founders and the vice president of NeuroLux, Inc., will deliver a talk on innovative discovery tools for medical research as one of the guest speakers for Share the Vision 2017 on September 21, 2017, at the EnterpriseWorks Startup Incubator. The event is a startup showcase hosted by the Office of […]

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NeuroLux Awarded Direct to Phase II Grant from the National Institutes of Health

Friday, August 4, 2017

NeuroLux is proud to announce that it has been awarded a Direct-to-Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The fund, totaling over $1.5M for two years, will support the development of next-generation devices that build on their existing commercial […]

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NeuroLux to attend SfN’s 47th Annual Meeting

Monday, June 5, 2017

NeuroLux will be participating in SfN’s 47th Annual Meeting, Neuroscience 2017. We will exhibit our latest wireless optogenetics system and perform cool demonstrations at booth #425! There will be 30,000 colleagues from more than 80 countries so don’t forget to register here. See you there!

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NeuroLux system is available in Japan!

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Through strategic partnership with Physio-tech, NeuroLux optogenetics system is available in Japan! Physio-tech is a Tokyo-based company that specializes in medical research laboratory equipment for research groups at universities, national laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, and hospitals. Click here to go to Physio-tech website!

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Rogers and NeuroLux Featured in C&EN

Saturday, February 11, 2017

On February 6th, 2017, Chemical and Engineering News (C&EN) discusses the crucial role of chemistry and materials science in optogenetics advancement. The article features Professor John A. Rogers, NeuroLux co-founder, and describes his collaborative effort with the other co-founders and their respective research groups in creating NeuroLux technology. One of our early adopters, Cameron H. […]

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