​Scientific publications 2014

Aplin, F., C. D. Luu, K. Vessey, R. Guymer, R. K. Shepherd and E. L. Fletcher (2014). ATP induced photoreceptor death in a feline model of retinal degeneration. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 55(12): 8319-8329.

Atkinson, P. J., A. K. Wise, B. O. Flynn, B. A. Nayagam and R. T. Richardson (2014). Hair cell regeneration after ATOH1 gene therapy in the cochlea of profoundly deaf adult guinea pigs. PLoS ONE, 9(7): e102077.

Atkinson, P. J., A. K. Wise, B. O. Flynn, B. A. Nayagam and R. T. Richardson (2014). Viability of long-term gene therapy in the cochlea. Scientific Reports, 4: 4733.

Ayton, L. N., P. J. Blamey, R. H. Guymer, C. D. Luu, D. A. Nayagam, N. C. Sinclair, M. N. Shivdasani, J. Yeoh, M. F. McCombe, R. J. Briggs, N. L. Opie, J. Villalobos, P. N. Dimitrov, M. Varsamidis, M. A. Petoe, C. D. McCarthy, J. G. Walker, N. Barnes, A. N. Burkitt, C. E. Williams, R. K. Shepherd and P. J. Allen (2014). First-in-human trial of a novel suprachoroidal retinal prosthesis. PLoS ONE, 9(12): e115239.

Azadpour, M. and C. M. McKay (2014). Processing of Speech Temporal and Spectral Information by Users of Auditory Brainstem Implants and Cochlear Implants. Ear and Hearing, 35(5): e192-e203.

Azadpour, M., C. M. McKay and R. L. Smith (2014). Estimating confidence intervals for information transfer analysis of confusion matrices. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 135(3): EL140-EL146.

Badawy, R. A. B., S. J. Vogrin, A. Lai and M. J. Cook (2014). On the midway to epilepsy: is cortical excitability normal in patients with isolated seizures? International Journal of Neural Systems, 24(2): 1430002-1430001 – 1430002-1430007.

Baroni, F., A. N. Burkitt and D. B. Grayden (2014). Interplay of intrinsic and synaptic conductances in the generation of high-frequency oscillations in interneuronal networks with irregular spiking. PLoS Computational Biology, 10(5): 1-22.

Batty, R. A., A. J. P. Francis, H. Innes-Brown, N. R. Joshua and S. L. Rossell (2014). Neurophysiological correlates of configural face processing in schizotypy. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 5: 1-11.

Benovitski, Y. B., P. J. Blamey, G. D. Rathbone and J. B. Fallon (2014). Behavioral frequency discrimination ability of partially deafened cats using cochlear implants. Hearing Research, 315: 61-66.

Benovitski, Y. B., P.; Rathbone, G.; Fallon, J. (2014). An automated psychoacoustic testing apparatus for use in cats. Hearing Research, 309: 1-7.

Cicione, R., J. B. Fallon, G. D. Rathbone, C. E. Williams and M. N. Shivdasani (2014). Spatiotemporal interactions in the visual cortex following paired electrical stimulation of the retina. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 55(12): 7726-7738.

Clark , G. M., J. Clark, T. Cardamone, M. Clarke, P. Nielsen, R. Jones, B. Arhatari, N. Birbilis, R. Curtain, J. Xu, S. Wagstaff, P. Gibson, S. O’Leary and J. Furness (2014). Biomedical studies on temporal bones of the first multi-channel cochlear implant patient at the university of Melbourne. Cochlear Implants International, 15(S2): S1-S15.

Dumm, G., J. B. Fallon, C. E. Williams and M. N. Shivdasani (2014). Virtual electrodes by current steering in retinal prostheses. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 55(12): 8077-8085.

Fallon, J., R. Shepherd and D. R. Irvine (2014). Effects of chronic cochlear electrical stimulation after an extended period of profound deafness on primary auditory cortex organization in cats. European Journal of Neuroscience, 39(5): 811-820.

Fallon, J. B., D. K. Ryugo and R. K. Shepherd (2014). Cochlear Implants. In: Consequences of deafness and electrical stimulation on the peripheral and central auditory system. S. B. W. J. T. Roland. (Eds.) New York, Thieme: 19-37.

Fallon, J. B., R. K. Shepherd, D. A. X. Nayagam, A. K. Wise, L. F. Heffer, T. G. Landry and D. R. F. Irvine (2014). Effects of deafness and cochlear implant use on temporal response characteristics in cat primary auditory cortex. Hearing Research, 315: 1-9.

Francart, T., I.-B. H., H. J. McDermott and C. M. McKay (2014). Loudness of time-varying stimuli with electric stimulation. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 135(6): 3513-3519.

Ganesan, K., D. J. Garrett, A. Ahnood, M. N. Shivdasani, W. Tong, A. M. Turnley, K. Fox, H. Meffin and S. Prawer (2014). An all-diamond, hermetic electrical feedthrough array for a retinal prosthesis. Biomaterials, 35(3): 908-915.

George, S. S., A. K. Wise, M. N. Shivdasani, R. K. Shepherd and J. B. Fallon (2014). Evaluation of focused multipolar stimulation for cochlear implants in acutely deafened cats. Journal of Neural Engineering, 11(6): 065003.

Gillespie, L., R. Richardson, B. A. Nayagam and A. K. Wise (2014). Treating hearing disorders with cell and gene therapy. Journal of Neural Engineering, 11(6): 065001.

Gillespie, L., R. Richardson, A. K. Wise and B. A. Nayagam (in press). Cell and gene therapies for the treatment of hearing disorders. In: Gene and Cell Therapy: Therapeutic Mechanisms and Strategies N. Templeton (Eds.), CRC Press.

Gunewardene, N., N. Van Bergen, D. Crombie, K. Needham, M. Dottori and B. A. Nayagam (2014). Directing human induced pluripotent stem cells into a neurosensory lineage for auditory neuron replacement. BioResearch Open Access 3(4): 162-175.

Halliwell, E. R., L. L. Jones, M. Fraser, M. Lockley, P. Hill-Feltham and C. M. McKay (In press). Effect of input compression and input frequency response on music perception in cochlear implant users. International Journal of Audiology.

Irving, S., L. Gillespie, R. Richardson, D. Rowe, J. B. Fallon and A. K. Wise (2014). Electro-acoustic stimulation: now and into the future. BioMed Research International, 2014: 350504.

Irving, S., A. K. Wise, R. E. Millard, R. K. Shepherd and J. B. Fallon (2014). A partial hearing animal model for chronic electro-acoustic stimulation. Journal of Neural Engineering, 11(4): 046008.

Kameneva, T., D. Zarelli, D. Nesic, D. B. Grayden, A. N. Burkitt and H. Meffin (2014). A comparison of open-loop and closed-loop stimulation strategies to control excitation of retinal ganglion cells. Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, 14: 164-174.

Kerr, R. R., D. B. Grayden, D. A. Thomas, M. Gilson and A. N. Burkitt (2014). Coexistence of reward and unsupervised learning during the operant conditioning of neural firing rates. PLoS ONE, 9(1): e87123.

Kerr, R. R., D. B. Grayden, D. A. Thomas, M. Gilson and A. N. Burkitt (2014). Goal-directed control with cortical units that are gated by both top-down feedback and oscillatory coherence. Frontiers in Neural Circuits, 8: 94.

Kiral-Kornek, F. I., E. O’Sullivan-Green, C. O. Savage, C. McCarthy, D. B. Grayden and A. N. Burkitt (2014). Improved visual performance in letter perception through edge orientation encoding in a retinal prosthesis simulation. Journal of Neural Engineering, 11(6): 066002.

Lazard, D. S., H. Innes-Brown and P. Barone (2014). Adaptation of the communicative brain to post-lingual deafness. Evidence from functional imaging. Hearing Research, 307: 136-143.

Leung, R. T., D. A. X. Nayagam, R. A. Williams, P. J. Allen, C. M. Salina-La Rosa, C. D. Luu, M. N. Shivdasani, L. N. Ayton, M. Basa, J. Yeoh, A. L. Saunders, R. K. Shepherd and C. E. Williams (in press). Safety and efficacy of explanting or replacing suprachoroidal electrode arrays in a feline model. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology.

Maina, J. W., J. Cui, M. Bjornmalm, A. K. Wise, R. K. Shepherd and F. Caruso (2014). Mold-Templated Inorganic–Organic Hybrid Supraparticles for Codelivery of Drugs. Biomacromolecules, 15: 4146-4151.

Marozeau, J., N. Simon and H. Innes-Brown (2014). Cochlear implants can talk but cannot sing in tune. Acoustics Australia, 42(2): 131-135.

Meffin, H., B. Tahayori, E. N. Sergeev, I. M. Y. Mareels, D. B. Grayden and A. N. Burkitt (2014). Modelling extracellular electrical stimulation: part 3. Derivation and interpretation of neural tissue equations. Journal of Neural Engineering, 11(6): 065004.

Nayagam, D. A. X., I. Durmo, C. McGowan, R. A. Williams and R. K. Shepherd (2014). Techniques for processing eyes implanted with a retinal prosthesis for localized histopathological analysis: Part 2 Epiretinal implants with retinal tacks. JoVE: e52348.

Nayagam, D. A., R. A. Williams, P. J. Allen, M. N. Shivdasani, C. D. Luu, C. M. Salinas-LaRosa, S. Finch, L. N. Ayton, A. L. Saunders, M. McPhedran, C. McGowan, J. Villalobos, J. B. Fallon, A. K. Wise, J. Yeoh, J. Xu, H. Feng, R. Millard, M. McWade, P. C. Thien, C. E. Williams and R. K. Shepherd (2014). Chronic electrical stimulation with a suprachoroidal retinal prosthesis: a preclinical safety and efficacy study. PLoS ONE, 9(5): e97182.

Needham, K., T. Hyakumura, N. Gunewardene, M. Dottori and B. A. Nayagam (2014). Electrophysiological properties of neurosensory progenitors derived from human embryonic stem cells. Stem Cell Research, 12(1): 241-249.

Newbold, C., S. Mergen, R. Richardson, P. Seligman, R. Millard, R. Cowan and R. Shepherd (2014). Impedance changes in chronically implanted and stimulated cochlear implant electrodes. Cochlear Implants International, 15(4): 191-199.

Peterson, A. J., D. R. F. Irvine and P. Heil (2014). A model of synaptic vesicle-pool depletion and replenishment can account for the interspike interval distributions and nonrenewal properties of spontaneous spike trains of auditory-nerve fibers. Journal of Neural Engineering, 34(45): 15097-15109.

Plant, K. L., H. J. McDermott, R. J. M. van Hoesel, P. W. Dawson and R. S. Cowan (2014). Factors influencing electrical place pitch perception in bimodal listeners. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 136(3): 1199-1211.

Plant , K. L., R. J. M. van Hoesel, H. J. McDermott, P. W. Dawson and R. S. Cowan (in press). Clinical outcomes for adult cochlear implant recipients experiencing loss of usable acoustic hearing in the implanted ear. Ear and Hearing.

Saeedi, N. E., P. J. Blamey, A. N. Burkitt and D. B. Grayden (2014). Application of a pitch perception model to investigate the effect of stimulation field spread on the pitch ranking abilities of cochlear implant recipients. Hearing Research, 316: 129-137.

Saunders, A. L., C. E. Williams, W. Herlot, R. J. Briggs, J. Yeoh, D. A. X. Nayagam, M. McCombe, J. Villalobos, O. Burns, C. D. Luu, L. Ayton, M. McPhedran, N. L. Opie, C. McGowan, R. Shepherd, R. Guymer and P. J. Allen (2014). Development of a surgical procedure for implantation of a prototype suprachoroidal retinal prosthesis. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 42: 665-674.

Schubert, E., J. Marozeau, C. J. Stevens and H. Innes-Brown (2014). ‘Like pots and pans falling down the stairs’. Experience of music composed for listeners with cochlear implants in a live concert setting. Journal of New Music Research, 43(2): 237-249.

Shepherd, R. K., J. B. Fallon and H. J. McDermott (2014). Medical bionics. In: Physical medicine and rehabilitation: Principles and applications. A. Brahme. (Eds.) Amsterdam, Elsevier: 327-341.

Shepherd, R. K. and A. K. Wise (2014). Gene therapy boosts the bionic ear. Science Translational Medicine, 6(233): 233fs217.

Shivdasani, M. N., N. C. Sinclair, P. N. Dimitrov, M. Varsamidis, L. N. Ayton, C. D. Luu, T. Perera, H. J. McDermott and P. J. Blamey (2014). Factors affecting perceptual thresholds in a suprachoroidal retinal prosthesis. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 55(10): 6467-6481.

Tahayori, B., H. Meffin, E. N. Sergeev, I. M. Y. Mareels, A. N. Burkitt and D. B. Grayden (2014). Modelling extracellular electrical stimulation: part 4. Effect of the cellular composition of neural tissue on its spatio-temporal filtering properties. Journal of Neural Engineering, 11(6): 1-21.

Verma, R., A. A. Guex, K. E. Hancock, N. Durakovic, C. McKay, M. C. C. Slama, M. Christian Brown and D. J. Lee (2014). Auditory responses to electric and infrared neural stimulation of the rat cochlear nucleus. Hearing Research, 310: 69-75.

Vessey, K. A., U. Greferath, F. P. Aplin, A. I. Jobling, J. A. Phipps, T. Ho, R. U. de Iongh and E. L. Fletcher (2014). Adenosine tri-phosphate induced photoreceptor death and retinal remodelling in rats. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 522: 2928-2950.

Villalobos, J., J. B. Fallon, D. A. X. Nayagam, M. N. Shivdasani, C. D. Luu, P. J. Allen, R. K. Shepherd and C. E. Williams (2014). Cortical activation following chronic passive implantation of a wide-field suprachoroidal retinal prosthesis. Journal of Neural Engineering, 11(4): 046017.

Wade, S. A., J. Fallon, A. Wise, R. K. Shepherd, N. L. James and P. R. Stoddart (2014). Measurement of forces at the tip of a cochlear implant during insertion. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng (99): 1-10.

Wang, Y., A. K. Wise, J. Tan, J. W. Maina, R. K. Shepherd and F. Caruso (2014). Mesoporous silica supraparticles for sustained inner-ear drug delivery. Small, 10(21): 4243-4248.

Xiao, J., N. L. Cerminara, Y. Kotsurovskyy, H. Aoki, A. Burroughs, A. K. Wise, Y. Luo, S. P. Marshall, I. Sugihara, R. Apps and E. J. Lang (2014). Systematic Regional Variations in Purkinje Cell Spiking Patterns. PLoS ONE, 9(8): 1-14.

Zanin, M., M. Hellstrom, R. K. Shepherd, A. R. Harvey and L. N. Gillespie (2014). Development of a cell-based treatment for long-term neurotrophin expression and spiral ganglion neuron survival. Neuroscience, 277: 690-699.

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