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Lee Fisher

Associate Professor
Google Scholar Bioengineering Department


(2009) Honorable mention, Research ShowCASE 2009 poster competition.

(2005) 2nd Place, Neural Engineering and Rehabilitation Lectures poster contest.

BS, Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, 2001 - 2005

MS, Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 2005 - 2008

PhD, Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 2008 - 2012

Fisher, L.E., & Lempka, S.F. (2023). Neurotechnology for Pain. ANNUAL REVIEW OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, 25(1), 387-412.Annual Reviews. doi: 10.1146/annurev-bioeng-111022-121637.

Petersen, B.A., Sparto, P.J., & Fisher, L.E. (2023). Clinical measures of balance and gait cannot differentiate somatosensory impairments in people with lower-limb amputation. GAIT & POSTURE, 99, 104-110.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2022.10.018.

Nanivadekar, A.C., Chandrasekaran, S., Helm, E.R., Boninger, M.L., Collinger, J.L., Gaunt, R.A., & Fisher, L.E. (2022). Closed-loop stimulation of lateral cervical spinal cord in upper-limb amputees to enable sensory discrimination: a case study. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 12(1), 17002.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-21264-7.

Shulgach, J.A., Beam, D.W., Nanivadekar, A.C., Miller, D.M., Fulton, S., Sciullo, M., Ogren, J., Wong, L., McLaughlin, B.L., Yates, B.J., Horn, C.C., & Fisher, L.E. (2021). Selective stimulation of the ferret abdominal vagus nerve with multi-contact nerve cuff electrodes. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 11(1), 12925.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-91900-1.

Petersen, B.A., Nanivadekar, A.C., Chandrasekaran, S., & Fisher, L.E. (2019). Phantom limb pain: peripheral neuromodulatory and neuroprosthetic approaches to treatment. MUSCLE & NERVE, 59(2), 154-167.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/mus.26294.

Huang, W.C., Ong, X.C., Kwon, I.S., Gopinath, C., Fisher, L.E., Wu, H., Fedder, G.K., Gaunt, R.A., & Bettinger, C.J. (2018). Ultracompliant Hydrogel-Based Neural Interfaces Fabricated by Aqueous-Phase Microtransfer Printing. ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, 28(29).Wiley. doi: 10.1002/adfm.201801059.

Ayers, C.A., Fisher, L.E., Gaunt, R.A., & Weber, D.J. (2016). Microstimulation of the lumbar DRG recruits primary afferent neurons in localized regions of lower limb. JOURNAL OF NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, 116(1), 51-60.American Physiological Society. doi: 10.1152/jn.00961.2015.

Fisher, L.E., Hokanson, J.A., & Weber, D.J. (2015). Neuroprostheses for somatosensory function. In Implantable Neuroprostheses for Restoring Function. (pp. 127-151).Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/b978-1-78242-101-6.00006-9.

Debnath, S., Bauman, M., Fisher, L.E., Weber, D.J., & Gaunt, R.A. (2014). Microelectrode array recordings from the ventral roots in chronically implanted cats. FRONTIERS IN NEUROLOGY, 5(00104), 104.Frontiers Media SA. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2014.00104.

Fisher, L.E., Ayers, C.A., Ciollaro, M., Ventura, V., Weber, D.J., & Gaunt, R.A. (2014). Chronic recruitment of primary afferent neurons by microstimulation in the feline dorsal root ganglia. JOURNAL OF NEURAL ENGINEERING, 11(3), 036007.IOP Publishing. doi: 10.1088/1741-2560/11/3/036007.

Sicari, B.M., Rubin, J.P., Dearth, C.L., Wolf, M.T., Ambrosio, F., Boninger, M., Turner, N.J., Weber, D.J., Simpson, T.W., Wyse, A., Brown, E.H.P., Dziki, J.L., Fisher, L.E., Brown, S., & Badylak, S.F. (2014). An acellular biologic scaffold promotes skeletal muscle formation in mice and humans with volumetric muscle loss. Sci Transl Med, 6(234), 234ra58. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3008085.

Fisher, L.E., Tyler, D.J., & Triolo, R.J. (2013). Optimization of selective stimulation parameters for multi-contact electrodes. JOURNAL OF NEUROENGINEERING AND REHABILITATION, 10(1), 25.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1186/1743-0003-10-25.

Fisher, L.E., Anderson, J.S., Tyler, D.J., & Triolo, R.J. (2011). Optimization of stimulus parameters for selective peripheral nerve stimulation with multi-contact electrodes. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 2011, (pp. 3039-3042).IEEE.United States. doi: 10.1109/IEMBS.2011.6090831.

Fisher, L.E., Tyler, D.J., Anderson, J.S., & Triolo, R.J. (2009). Chronic stability and selectivity of four-contact spiral nerve-cuff electrodes in stimulating the human femoral nerve. JOURNAL OF NEURAL ENGINEERING, 6(4), 046010.IOP Publishing. doi: 10.1088/1741-2560/6/4/046010.

Fisher, L.E., Miller, M.E., Bailey, S.N., Davis Jr., J.A., Anderson, J.S., Rhode, L., Tyler, D.J., & Triolo, R.J. (2008). Standing After Spinal Cord Injury With Four-Contact Nerve-Cuff Electrodes for Quadriceps Stimulation. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 16(5), 473-478.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/tnsre.2008.2003390.

Kirsch, N., Alibeji, N., Fisher, L., Gregory, C., & Sharma, N. (2014). A semi-active hybrid neuroprosthesis for restoring lower limb function in paraplegics. In Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 2014, (pp. 2557-2560).IEEE.United States. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2014.6944144.

Fisher, L.E., Miller, M.E., Nogan, S.J., Davis, J.A., Anderson, J.S., Murray, L.M., Tyler, D.J., & Triolo, R.J. (2006). Preliminary evaluation of a neural prosthesis for standing after spinal cord injury with four contact nerve-cuff electrodes for quadriceps stimulation. Poster session presented at the meeting of Conference Proceedings. Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.United States.