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Q: Japanese Company Interest in Neuronal Cell Culture

Hannah Dvorak hdvorak at cns.caltech.edu
Sun Apr 21 14:30:21 EST 1996

In article <Pine.3.89.9604171739.A12730-0100000 at lex.lccc.edu>, rcb1 at LEX.LCCC.EDU (Ron Blue) says:
>On Wed, 17 Apr 1996, Danny Banks wrote:
>> I've recently been picking up papers regarding work done in Japan on (or
>> related to) neuronal cell cultures on microelectrode arrays.
>> What intrigues me is that a fair chunk of this work appears to be being
>> performed at industrial research labs. Notably NTT Basic Research Lab's, and
>> I recently got hold of a paper with two co-authors from SONY Corp.
>> So I guess the question is: what's in it for the companies ?
>Imagine a computer chip half silcon and half human nerve cells.  This has
>aready been successfully done. 

Out of curiosity, where has this been done?  Could you give a reference?

- Hannah Dvorak

Hannah Dvorak			hdvorak at cns.caltech.edu
Division of Biology 216-76
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125

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