Sliman Bensmaia, PhD

Texture is encoded in precise temporal spiking patterns in primate somatosensory cortex.
Long KH, Lieber JD, Bensmaia SJ. Texture is encoded in precise temporal spiking patterns in primate somatosensory cortex. Nat Commun. 2022 Mar 14; 13(1):1311.
PMID: 35288570

Frequency Shapes the Quality of Tactile Percepts Evoked through Electrical Stimulation of the Nerves.
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 Mar 09; 42(10):2052-2064.
PMID: 35074865

Proprioceptive sensitivity to imposed finger deflections.
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

Intracortical Somatosensory Stimulation to Elicit Fingertip Sensations in an Individual With Spinal Cord Injury.
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 02 15; 98(7):e679-e687.
PMID: 34880087

Sensory computations in the cuneate nucleus of macaques.
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

Stoney vs. Histed: Quantifying the spatial effects of intracortical microstimulation.
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

Intracortical microstimulation of somatosensory cortex enables object identification through perceived sensations.
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

The neural mechanisms of manual dexterity.
Sobinov AR, Bensmaia SJ. The neural mechanisms of manual dexterity. Nat Rev Neurosci. 2021 12; 22(12):741-757.
PMID: 34711956

The science and engineering behind sensitized brain-controlled bionic hands.
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

Encoding of limb state by single neurons in the cuneate nucleus of awake monkeys.
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

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