Publications

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Peer-Reviewed Articles

  • Gallego JA, Perich MG, Naufel SN, Ethier C, Solla SA, Miller LE (2017). Multiple tasks viewed from the neural manifold: Stable control of varied behavior. bioRxiv, 176081

  • Brill NA, Naufel SN, Polasek KH, Ethier C, Cheesborough J, Agnew S, Miller LE, Tyler DJ. (2017) Evaluation of high-density, multi-contact nerve cuffs for activation of grasp muscles in monkeys. Journal of Neural Engineering

  • Ethier C, Acuna D, Solla SA, Miller LE (2016) Adaptive neuron-to-EMG decoder training for FES neuroprostheses. J Neural Eng. 2016 Jun 1;13(4):046009.

  • MD Best, K Takahashi, AJ Suminski, C Ethier, LE Miller, NG Hatsopoulos (2016) Comparing offline decoding performance in physiologically defined neuronal classes. Journal of neural engineering 13 (2), 026004

  • Ethier C, Gallego JA, Miller LE (2015) Brain-controlled neuromuscular stimulation to drive neural plasticity and functional recovery. Curr. Opin. Neurobiol. Mar 28;95-102.

  • Ethier C, Miller LE (2014) Brain-controlled muscle stimulation for the restoration of motor function. Neurobiology of Disease. Oct 28. S0969-9961(14)00327-1.

  • Capaday C, Ethier C, Van Vreeswijk C, Darling WG. (2013) On the functional organization and operational principles of the motor cortex. Front Neural Circuits. Apr 18;7:66

  • Ledbetter NM, Ethier C, Oby ER, Hiatt S, Wilder AM, Ko J, Agnew S, Miller LE, Clark G (2013) Intrafascicular stimulation of monkey arm nerves evokes coordinated grasp and sensory responses. J Neurophysiol. 109(2):580-90

  • Oby ER, Ethier C, Miller LE. (2012) Movement representation in primary motor cortex and its contribution to generalizable EMG predictions. J Neurophysiol. 109(3):666-678

  • Ethier C, Oby ER, Bauman MJ, Miller LE (2012) Restoration of grasp following paralysis through brain-controlled stimulation of muscles. Nature; 485(7398):368-71.

  • Flint RD 3Rd, Ethier C, Oby ER, Miller LE, Slutzky MW (2012) Local field potentials allow accurate decoding of muscle activity. J Neurophysiol; 108(1), 18-24.

  • Nazarpour K, Ethier C, Paninski L, Rebesco JM, Miall RC, Miller LE (2012) EMG prediction from motor cortical recordings via a non-negative point process filter. IEEE Trans; 59(7):1829-38.

  • Capaday C, van Vreeswijk C, Ethier C, Ferkinghoff-Borg J, Weber DJ (2011) Neural mechanism of activity spread in the cat motor cortex and its relation to the intrinsic connectivity. J Physiol. 2011 May 15;589 (Pt 10):2515-28.

  • Ackermann D.M. Jr., Ethier C., Foldes E.L., Oby E.R., Tyler D., Bauman M., Bhadra N., Miller L.E., Kilgore K.L.(2011) Electrical conduction block in large nerves: high-frequency current delivery in the nonhuman primate. Muscle & Nerve; 43(6):897-9.

  • Capaday C, Ethier C, Brizzi L, Sik A, van Vreeswijk C, Gingras D (2009) On the nature of the intrinsic connectivity of the cat motor cortex: evidence for a recurrent neural network topology. J Neurophysiol; 102(4):2131-41.

  • Ethier C, Brizzi L, Giguère D, Capaday C (2007) Corticospinal control of antagonistic muscles in the cat. Eur J Neurosci; 26(6):1632-41.

  • Ethier C, Brizzi L, Darling WG, Capaday C (2006) Linear summation of cat motor cortex outputs. J. Neurosci; 26(20):5574-81.

  • Devanne H, Cassim F, Ethier C, Brizzi L, Thevenon A, Capaday C (2006) The comparable size and overlapping nature of upper limb distal and proximal muscle representations in the human motor cortex. European Journal of Neuroscience 23 (9), 2467-2476.

  • Ung RV, Imbeault MA, Ethier C, Capaday C (2005) On the potential role of the corticospinal tract in the control and progressive adaptation of the soleus H-reflex during backward walking. J. Neurophysiol; 94(2):1133-42.

  • Ethier C, Imbeault MA, Ung RV, Capaday C (2003) On the soleus H-reflex modulation pattern during walking. Exp. Brain Res; 151(3):420-5.


Book Chapters and Conference Proceedings

  • Ethier C, Sachs NA, Miller LE (2011) Continuous state-dependent decoders for brain machine interfaces. Neural Engineering (NER), 2011 5th International IEEE/EMBS Conference on; (1):473-7

  • Ethier C, Oby ER, Bauman MJ, Miller LE (2010), Cortically controlled functional electrical stimulation: a neuroprosthesis for grasp function. Conf Proc, 10th Vienna International Workshop on FES and 15th IFESS Annual Conference 2010.

  • Brill N, Polasek K, Oby ER, Ethier C, Miller LE, Tyler DJ (2009) Nerve cuff stimulation and the effect of fascicular organization for hand grasp in nonhuman primates. Conf Proc, IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1: 1557-1560.

  • Oby ER, Ethier C, Bauman MJ, Perreault EJ, Ko JH, Miller LE (2010). Getting a grip on spinal cord injury: A novel application of a Brain Machine Interface. In: Oweiss K.G. (ed.), Statistical Signal Processing for Neuroscience and Neurotechnology (pp. 369-406). Academic Press, Elsevier.

  • Perreault EJ, Ethier C, Pohlmeyer EA, Oby ER, Miller LE (2009) A Brain-Machine Interface for Restoring Hand Function Following Paralysis. Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers.
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