In a collaboration between DBC and Professor Tracy Cui at the University of Pittsburg, the team was able to demonstrate continuous real-time monitoring of cocaine in the rodent brain. The work was published in the March 2017 issue of the Journal of Materials Chemistry.
Taylor, I. Mitch, Zhanhong Du, Emma T Bigelow, James R Eles, Anthony R. Horner, Kasey A. Catt, Stephen G Weber, Brian G. Jamieson and Xinyan Tracy Cui. “Aptamer-functionalized neural recording electrodes for the direct measurement of cocaine in vivo.” Journal of materials chemistry. B 5 13 (2017): 2445-2458.