Application of intelligent conducting polymers for treating schizophrenia and allied disorders focusing on neuronal outgrowth, myelination and synaptogenesis [ 2014 - 2017 ]

Also known as: Conducting polymer electrodes for schizophrenia

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Researchers: Prof Xu-Feng Huang (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Jeremy Crook Prof Gordon Wallace Prof Robert Kapsa

Brief description This project involves cross-disciplinary collaboration between researchers at the forefront of materials engineering, nanotechnology, neural pathology, human stem cell biology and mental health disciplines. We will use a nanodevice to apply electrical stimuli and growth factors to improve brain function in schizophrenia and allied disorders.

Funding Amount $AUD 698,314.42

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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