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027 – Marc Ferro
Neurotech, Neurotech Podcast

Marc Ferro is a post-doctoral researcher at Stanford University. Marc holds a Ph.D. from École des Mines de Saint-Étienne and an undergraduate degree from École nationale supérieure des Mines de Saint-Étienne.

Top 3 Takeaways

  1. Small neural interfaces improve signal quality.
  2. Small neural interfaces avoid biological damage.
  3. Researchers and entrepreneurs have many commonalities.

Show Notes

  • [0:59] Marc’s background.
  • [2:22] Biggest materials science challenges in neural interfaces.
  • [4:30] Respecting brain tissue.
  • [5:30] Initial insult vs. chronic injury.
  • [7:30] Constraints on neural interfaces.
  • [9:30] NeuroRoots.
  • [11:00] Status of NeuroRoots.
  • [12:15] NeuroRoots vs. other cutting-edge interfaces.
  • [17:08] Researchers as entrepreneurs.
  • [19:48] What kind of skillsets do neural interfaces teams need to have?

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