March 3, 2021

Non-monotonic kilohertz frequency neural block thresholds arise from amplitude- and frequency-dependent charge imbalance

Non-monotonic kilohertz frequency neural block thresholds arise from amplitude- and frequency-dependent charge imbalance

February 9, 2021

Effects of intravesical prostaglandin E2 on bladder function are preserved in capsaicin-desensitized rats

Results from experiments led by James Hokanson provide new insights into mechanisms of overactive bladder.

January 11, 2021

State-dependent bioelectronic interface to control bladder function

We describe differential bioelectronic control of bladder function, with different parameters to produce continence and emptying

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December 30, 2020 | Scientific Sense

Scientific Sense Podcast

Podcast featuring Prof. Warren Grilll with Scientific Sense host Gill Eapen

November 4, 2020

Quantified Morphology of the Cervical and Subdiaphragmatic Vagus Nerves of Human, Pig, and Rat

Quantifying the morphology of the vagus nerve across individuals and species

October 21, 2020

Excitation properties of computational models of unmyelinated peripheral axons

Publication of our NIH SPARC-funded efforts, led by Nikki Pelot, PhD, to implement, reproduce, and then analyze the properties of published models of c-fibers

October 6, 2020

Evoked potentials reveal neural circuits engaged by human deep brain stimulation

We describe the cellular origin and dynamics of local evoked potentials (DLEPs) generated by STN DBS in humans with PD.

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August 27, 2020 | Neuromodulation and Bioelectronics w/ Prof. Warren Grill

Neuromodulation and Bioelectronics w/ Prof. Warren Grill Part 2

In part 2 of the interview, Warren describes a neuromodulation theory in layman terms, talks about his work on peripheral nerve stimulation efforts and more

August 26, 2020

Quantitative comparisons of block thresholds and onset responses for charge-balanced kilohertz frequency waveforms

Important new understanding of neve block led by Duke BME Post Doc Edgar Peña and Research Director Nikki Pelot, PhD.

August 25, 2020

A comprehensive model-based framework for optimal design of biomimetic patterns of electrical stimulation for prosthetic sensation

A novel approach to design optimized patterns of intracortical microsimulation for restoration of sensory perception.

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August 21, 2020 | SKRAPS

Neuromodulation and Bioelectronics w/ Warren Grill, Part 1

In a podcast with Professor Warren Grill, learn how cars, a failed letter of recommendation, and sailing led him to where he is today

June 15, 2020

Kilohertz waveforms optimized to produce closed-state Na+ channel inactivation eliminate onset response in nerve conduction block

Our latest work using model-based optimization to design waveforms for neural conduction block without the accompanying onset response.

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April 27, 2020 | Pratt School of Engineering

Light-Based Deep Brain Stimulation Relieves Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

Fast-acting, light-reactive genetic tools could reveal how deep brain stimulation works

February 16, 2020

In vivo quantification of excitation and kilohertz frequency block of the rat vagus nerve

Our latest publication on stimulation and block of the vagus nerve ...

February 16, 2020

Continuous deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus may not modulate beta bursts in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Publication of our latest work exploring feedback signals for closed-loop deep brain stimulation.

February 16, 2020

Poster Award Winner at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the North American Neuromodulation Society in Las Vegas, NV

Congratulations to Nathan Titus, our Poster Award Winner at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the North American Neuromodulation Society in Las Vegas, NV.

February 16, 2020

Modulation of activity and conduction in single dorsal column axons by kilohertz-frequency spinal cord stimulation

Crosby's paper on the response of dorsal column axons to kilohertz frequency SCS in top 10 most cited papers in Journal of Neurophysiology 2019!

October 16, 2019

Simulation of transcranial magnetic stimulation in head model with morphologically-realistic cortical neurons

Our latest publication modeling the effects of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)

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January 4, 2017 | Pratt School of Engineering

Evolving Deep Brain Stimulation Patterns

New approach saves energy while moving toward personalized treatment for Parkinson’s disease

November 20, 2015 | Duke Research Blog

Deep Brain Stimulation as Treatment for Parkinson’s

Warren Grill was recognized Nov. 2 at the MDB Trent Semans Center for his research and development of deep brain stimulation (DBS) treatments for Parkinson’s di

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November 3, 2015 | Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Trying a New Pulse for Pain Relief

CTSA-supported collaboration at Duke explores new spinal cord stimulation message to improve treatment of chronic pain

October 28, 2015

2015 Javits Award Lecture & Reception

Warren Grill, recipient of the 2015 Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

October 21, 2015

Lab Presentations at SFN 2015

Members of the Grill Lab presented 11 different posters at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in Chicago

September 4, 2015

2015 Mathematical Biology REU Program

Video showcasing Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) students working in the Grill lab

August 28, 2015 | Pratt School of Engineering

Duke Engineers and Clinicians Create Medical Devices Together

Duke-Coulter Translational Research Partnership recipients include BME and Neurobiology professor Warren Grill and assistant professor of Surgery Nandan Lad