PUBLICATIONS

PEER REVIEWED PAPERS

S. Shokur, A. Mazzoni, G. Schiavone, , D. J. Weber, & S. Micera (2021). A modular strategy for next-generation upper-limb sensory-motor neuroprostheses. Med CellPress

V. Mendez, F. Iberite, S. Shokur*, and S. Micera* (2021). Current Solutions and Future Trends Of Robotic Prosthetic Hands. Annual Review of Control Robotics and Autonomous Systems. Accepted

J. E. O’Doherty*, S. Shokur *, L. E. Medina, M. A. Lebedev, M. A. L. Nicolelis (2019). Creating a neuroprosthesis for active tactile exploration of textures. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

A. Selfslagh, S. Shokur*, D. S.F. Campos, A. R. C. Donati, S. Almeida, M. Bouri, M. A. L. Nicolelis (2019). Non-invasive, Brain-controlled functional electrical stimulation for locomotion rehabilitation in paraplegic patients. Scientific Reports 9, no. 1 (2019): 6782.


S. Shokur, A. R. C. Donati, Debora S. F. Campos, Claudia Gitti, Guillaume Bao, Dora Fischer, Sabrina Almeida, Vania A. S. Braga, Patricia Augusto, Chris Petty, Eduardo J. L. Alho, Mikhail Lebedev, Allen W. Song, Miguel A. L. Nicolelis (2018). Training with brain-machine interfaces, visuo-tactile feedback and assisted locomotion improves sensorimotor, visceral, and psychological signs in chronic paraplegic patients. PLoS one


S. Shokur, S. Gallo, R. C. Moioli, A. R. C. Donati, E. Morya, H. Bleuler, M. A. L. Nicolelis (2016).  Assimilation of virtual legs and perception of floor texture by complete paraplegic patients receiving artificial tactile feedback. Scientific Reports. 6, doi:10.1038/srep32293.


A. R. C. Donati, S. Shokur, E. Morya, D. S. F. Campos, R. C. Moioli, C. M. Gitti, P. B. Augusto, S. Tripodi, C. G. Pires, G. A. Pereira, F. L. Brasil, S. Gallo, A. A. Lin, A. K. Takigami, M. A. Aratanha, S. Joshi, H. Bleuler, G. Cheng, A. Rudolph, M. A. L. Nicolelis (2016). Long-Term Training with a Brain-Machine Interface-Based Gait Protocol Induces Partial Neurological Recovery in Paraplegic Patients. Scientific Reports. 6, 30383.


P. J. Ifft, S. Shokur, Z. Li, M. A. Lebedev, & M. A. L. Nicolelis (2013). A brain-machine interface enables bimanual arm movements in monkeysScience translational medicine, 5(210), 210ra154-210ra154.


S. Shokur, J. E. O’Doherty, J. A. Winans, H. Bleuler, M. A. Lebedev, & M. A. L. Nicolelis (2013). Expanding the primate body schema in the sensorimotor cortex by virtual touches of an avatar. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(37), 15121-15126.


J. E. O’Doherty, M. A. Lebedev, P. J.  Ifft, K. Z. Zhuang, S. Shokur, H. Bleuler, & M. A. L. Nicolelis (2011). Active tactile exploration using a brain-machine-brain interfaceNature, 479(7372), 228-231.

BOOK CHAPTERS

M. Badi*, S. Borgognon*, J. E. O’Doherty, S. Shokur (2020).  Cortical stimulation for somatosensory feedback: translation from nonhuman primates to clinical applications. Somatosensory Feedback for Neuroprosthetics. In press


F. Iberte, V. Mendez, A. Manzoni*, S. Shokur*, S. Micera*(2020). Biomimetic bidirectional hand neuroprostheses for restoring somatosensory and motor functions. Somatosensory Feedback for Neuroprosthetics. In press.


S. Shokur (2021). Towards Brain-Machine Interface-Based Rehabilitation for Patients with Chronic Complete Paraplegia. Brain-Computer Interface Research. Springer.

CONFERENCE PAPERS

M. Bouri, A. Selfslagh, D. Campos, S. Yonamine, A. Donati, and S. Shokur (2019). "Closed-Loop Functional Electrical Stimulation for Gait Training for Patients with Paraplegia." In 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), pp. 1489-1495. IEEE. 


B. Hannes, T. Vouga, A. Ortlieb, R. Baud, J. Fasola, J. Olivier, S. Shokur, and M. Bouri (2018). Exoskeletons as Mechatronic Design Example. New Trends in Medical and Service Robotics (MESROB), pp. 109-117. Springer, Cham.


D. J. Zielinski, R. P. McMahan, S. Shokur, E. Morya, and R. Kopper (2014). Enabling Closed-Source Applications for Virtual Reality via OpenGL Intercept-based Techniques . IEEE 7th Workshop on Software Engineering and Architectures for Realtime Interactive Systems (SEARIS), pp. 1–6.


A. Sengul, S. Shokur, and H. Bleuler (2013). Brain Incorporation of Artificial Limbs and Role of Haptic Feedback. New Trends in Medical and Service Robots (MESROB). Springer International Publishing, 2014. 257-268.


M. Hara, S. Shokur, A. Yamamoto, T. Higuchi, R. Gassert, H. Bleuler (2010). Virtual Environment to Evaluate Multimodal Feedback Strategies for Augmented Navigation of the Visually Impaired. 32nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Buenos Aires, Argentina


L. Righetti, S. Shokur, and M. S. Capcarrere (2003). Evolution of fault-tolerant self-replicating structures. In European Conference on Artificial Life VIII (ECAL), pages 278–288, Berlin.




 

ABSTRACTS

S. Shokur, D. Schwarz, D. S. F. Campos, A. C. Donati, G. Bao, N. M. P. C. Rios, A. Lin, A. Takigami, M. A. Aratanha, S. Y. Yamauti, S. S. Joshi, R. C. Moioli, F. L. Brasil, E. Morya, M. A. Nicolelis (2019). Validation of an assistive-oriented and rehabilitative-oriented brain-machine interface paradigm for locomotion restoration in a group of patients with chronic complete spinal cord injury. In 49th Society for Neuroscience Meeting, Chicago, IL.


E. Alho, S. Shokur, S. Yamauti, D. Campos, Y. Shan, G. Shan, J. Lu, W. Song, Y. Tang, G. Zhao, M. A. Nicolelis (2019). Surface-based morphometric brain analysis in paraplegic patients after training with brain-machine interfaces, visuo-tactile feedback, and assisted locomotion. In 49th Society for Neuroscience Meeting, Chicago, IL.

S. Shokur, F. Asnis, S. Almeida, M.A.L. Nicolelis (2018). The peripersonal space representation in paraplegic patients depends on the level of lower-limb residual neurological functions. In 48th Society for Neuroscience Meeting, San Diego, CA.


T. Vouga, A. Ortlieb, R. Baud, J. Fasola, J. Olivier, S. Shokur, M. Bouri (2018). Personalized Exoskeleton Development: Three Examples. BCNAE: Body Consciousness in Natural and Artificial Environments. Reutlingen, Germany.


S. Shokur, A. R. C. Donati, M. A. L. Nicolelis (2017). Long-term training with non-invasive brain machine-interfaces and locomotion promotes neurological improvement in patients with chronic complete paraplegia: a pilot clinical trial. In 47th Society for Neuroscience Meeting. Washington, DC.


A. Selfslagh, S. Shokur, A. R. C. Donati, D. S. F. Campos, S. B. de Almeida, N. Padula, H. Bleuler, M. Bouri, M. A. L. Nicolelis (2017). Locomotion training with closed-loop brain-machine interface and lower-limb functional electrical stimulation for complete paraplegic patients. In 47th Society for Neuroscience Meeting. Washington, DC.


A. R. C. Donati, S. Shokur, D. S. F. Campos, M. A. L. Nicolelis (2017). Development of a New Motor Assessment for Spinal Cord Injury Patients. In International Neurorehabilitation Symposium (INRS), London.


D. S. F. Campos, A. Selfslagh, S. Shokur, A. R. C. Donati, D. Fischer, M. Bouri, H. Bleuler, M. A. L. Nicolelis (2017). Developing a new synergic muscle contraction gait model produced by surface functional electrical stimulation (FES) in humans after complete spinal cord injury (SCI). In Annual Meeting of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society (IFESS), London.


M. A. L. Nicolelis, A. R. C. Donati, S. Shokur, E. Morya (2016). Brain-machine-interface based neurorehabilitation induces partial neurological recovery in paraplegic patients. In 9TH World congress for neurorehabilitation, Philadelphia, PA.


A. R. C. Donati, S. Shokur, D. S. F. Campos, C. G. Pires, D. Fischer, E. Morya, M. A. L. Nicolelis (2016). Improvement of trunk stability in chronic paraplegic patients after long-term training with robotic orthotic trainers. In 9TH World Congress for neurorehabilitation, Philadelphia, PA.


S. Shokur, A. R. C. Donati, R. C. Moioli, M. A. L. Nicolelis (2016). Tactile feedback restoration using sensory substitution in chronic paraplegic patients. In 9TH World Congress for neurorehabilitation, Philadelphia, PA.


S. Shokur, A. R. C. Donati, D. S. F. Campos, D. Fischer, P. B. Augusto, C. M. Gitti, G. Bao, E. Morya, M. A. L. Nicolelis (2016). Partial sensorimotor recovery in chronic complete spinal cord injury patients following a 24-month neuro-rehabilitation training with brain-machine interface controlled virtual and robotic gait devices. In 46th Society for Neuroscience Meeting, San Diego, CA.


A. Essig, S. Shokur, A. Schaller, S. Gallo, A. R. C. Donati, G. Bao, M. Bouri, H. Bleuler, M. A. L. Nicolelis (2016). Measuring lower limb peripersonal space in spinal cord injury patients using an audio-tactile stimulation. In 46th Society for Neuroscience Meeting, San Diego, CA.


D. S. F. Campos, A. R. C. Donati, D. Fischer, S. Shokur, M. A. L. Nicolelis (2016).  Active Rehabilitation program for motor complete spinal cord injury: impact on motor neurological recovery. In XXV Congresso Brasileiro de Medicina Física e Reabilitação, São José do Rio Preto, SP, Brazil.


P. B. Augusto, C. M. Gitti, A. R. C. Donati, S. Shokur, M. A. L. Nicolelis (2016). Changes in body image after training with virtual reality for patients with chronic spinal cord injury. In XXV Congresso Brasileiro de Medicina Física e Reabilitação, São José do Rio Preto, SP, Brazil.


V. A. Sousa Braga, A. R. C. Donati, S. Shokur, M. A. L. Nicolelis (2016).  Improvement of bowel functions in patients with chronic spinal cord injury following a long-term neurorehabilitation training. In XXV Congresso Brasileiro de Medicina Física e Reabilitação, São José do Rio Preto, SP, Brazil.


S. Shokur, S. Gallo, R. Moioli, M. Bouri, E. Morya, H. Bleuler, M. A. L.  Nicolelis (2015). Inducing paraplegic patients to perceive distinct ground textures using tactile feedback generated by virtual feet. In Society for Neuroscience 45nd Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. 


F. L. Brasil, S. Shokur, R. C. Moioli, A. R. C. Donati, E. Morya, M. A. L Nicolelis (2015). Walk using single leg control at BMI driven exoskeleton. In Society for Neuroscience 45nd Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. 


M. A. Aratanha, S. Shokur, F. Brasil, A. R. C. Donati, S. Gallo, E. Morya, M. A. L Nicolelis (2015). Closed loop brain controlled avatar training for locomotion with spinal cord injured patients. In Society for Neuroscience  45nd Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.


A. R. C. Donati, S. Shokur, E. Morya, C. Gitti, P. Augusto, G. Dias, D. Campos, D. Yoshihara, M.A.L Nicolelis (2015). Twelve months of physical rehabilitation protocol integrating brain controlled locomotor training and tactile feedback for patients with chronic spinal cord Injury.  In Society for Neuroscience  45nd Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.


R. Moioli, S. Shokur, S. Gallo, F. Brasil, E. Morya, M. Nicolelis (2015). Cortical incorporation of virtual legs in Spinal Cord Injured patients. In Society for Neuroscience 45nd Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. 


M. A.L. Nicolelis, S. Shokur, A. Lin, R. Moioli, F. Brasil, N. Peretti, K. Fast, A. Takigami, E.Morya, G. Cheng, L. Sawaki, R. Kopper, D. Schwarz, S. Gallo, M. Lebedev, S. Joshi, H. Bleuler, A. Rudolph. (2014)  The Walk Again Project: Using a Brain-Machine Interface for establishing a bi-directional Interaction between paraplegic subjects and a lower limb exoskeleton . In Society for Neuroscience 44nd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. 


F. L. Brasil, R. C. Moioli, S. Shokur, K. Fast, A. L. Lin, N. A. Peretti, A. Takigami, K. Lyons, D. J. Zielinski, L. Sawaki, S. Joshi, E. Morya, M. A. L. Nicolelis (2014). The Walk Again Project: an EEG/EMG training paradigm to control locomotion . In Society for Neuroscience 44nd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. 

A. Lin, D. Schwarz, R. Sellaouti, S. Shokur, R. C. Moioli, F. L. Brasil, K. R. Fast, N. A. Peretti, A. Takigami, S. Gallo, K. Lyons, P. Mittendorfer, M. Lebedev, S. Joshi, G. Cheng, E. Morya, A. Rudolph, M. Nicolelis (2014). The walk again project: brain-controlled exoskeleton locomotion. In Society for Neuroscience 44nd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. 


R. C. Moioli, F. L. Brasil, S. Shokur, A. L. Lin, K. Fast, N. Peretti, A. Takigami, D. Schwarz, E. Morya, M. A. L. Nicolelis (2014). The Walk Again Project: Analysis of brain activity of spinal cord injury patients during training with a BMI. In Society for Neuroscience 44nd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. 

A. Ramakrishnan, P. J. Ifft, Z. Li, S. Shokur, M. A. Lebedev, M. A. L. Nicolelis (2014). Brain-machine interface featuring cooperation and social interaction. In Society for Neuroscience 43nd Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. 

P. Ifft, S. Shokur, M. Lebedev, Z. Li and and M. A. L. Nicolelis (2012). Bimanual brain-machine interface. In Society for Neuroscience 42nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.


S. Shokur, J.A. Winans, J.E. O’Doherty, M. A. Lebedev, H. Bleuler and M. A. L. Nicolelis. (2012). Beyond the homunculus: Visual responses of primary somatosensory cortex (S1) neurons to virtual touch of a virtual arm. In Society for Neuroscience 42nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

S. Shokur, P. Ifft, M. A. Lebedev, H. Bleuler and M. A. L. Nicolelis (2011). Social interaction probed by reaching to face images: Rhesus monkeys consider a textured monkey avatar as a conspecific. Society for Neuroscience 41nd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

A. Tate, S. Shokur, H. Bleuler, and M. A. L. Nicolelis (2008). Predicting locomotor activity via neural ensemble recordings in the primary motor cortex in rats. Society for Neuroscience 38th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

S. Shokur, A. J. Tate, H. Bleuler, and M. A. L. Nicolelis (2008). Gait pattern prediction via bilateral neural ensemble recordings in motor cortex in rats. In 6th FENS Forum of European Neuroscience (FENS), Geneva, Switzerland.