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Yan Wong Laboratory

Neurobionics - developing neural prostheses

Welcome to the Yan Wong Lab

The development of neural prostheses is emerging as an exciting new frontier, bridging cutting edge engineering techniques with neuroscience research. Our lab is working to improve and develop a wide range of neural prostheses, including Brain Machine Interfaces for upper limb control, bionic eyes, and cochlear implants.

We're a joint research group and part of both the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute, where we are a member of the Neuroscience Program and the Department of Physiology, and also part of the Faculty of Engineering, where we are a member of the Department of Electrical and Computer Science Engineering.

Associate Professor Yan Wong

My global research connections, partners and funding can be viewed on my Monash Research Profile.

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Our research

Working to improve and develop a wide range of neural prostheses, we are particularly interested in developing new technologies such as brain machine interfaces, and using novel neuroscience approaches like the local field potential to improve the efficacy of devices. On the basic neuroscience side, we study the role of the local field potentials in communication across brain areas and potential roles in multi-effector decision making, reward learning and movement planning.

  • Cortical vision prostheses to restore sight to the blind

  • Understanding how brain oscillations aid in coordinating long-range cortical communication

  • Brain machine interfaces for high dimensional reaching control

Lab members

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