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Development of Biologic Devices to Treat Vestibular Disorders

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Award date: 
Jun 3, 2014
Award amount: 
$99,371
Organization name: 
UNC - Wilmington
Principal Investigator: 
Pyott, Sonja J.
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Biotechnology Research Grant
Region: 
Southeastern

PUBLIC INFORMATION SUMMARY
This research applies novel "optogenetic" techniques, techniques that use light to activate well-defined neurons, to develop biologic devices capable of restoring vestibular input and treating balance disorders.

Fiscal year: 
2014