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Richard F Weir

TitleAssoc Professor-Research
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
    Other Positions
    TitleAssoc Professor Adjunct
    InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Boulder
    DepartmentIntegrative Physiology

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    R01EB001672     (WEIR, RICHARD FERGUS FFRENCH)Sep 30, 2003 - Aug 31, 2016
    Clinical Demonstration of Implantable Myoelectric Sensors for Prosthesis Control
    Role: Principal Investigator

    I21RX000858     (WEIR, RICHARD FERGUS FFRENCH)Nov 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2017
    Exploration of Socket Cooling Using Novel Passive Heat Spreader Technology
    Role: Principal Investigator

    I01RX001341     (WEIR, RICHARD FERGUS FFRENCH)Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2016
    A Postural Control Paradigm for EMG Control of Advanced Prosthetic Hands
    Role: Principal Investigator

    OT2OD023852     (WEIR, RICHARD FERGUS FFRENCH)Sep 24, 2016 - Aug 31, 2019
    Development of a Bidirectional Optogenetic Minimally Invasive Peripheral Nerve Interface with Single Axon Read-in & Read-out Specificity
    Role: Principal Investigator

    IK6RX002996     (WEIR, RICHARD FERGUS FFRENCH)Jul 1, 2018 - Jun 30, 2023
    RR&D Research Career Scientist Award Application
    Role: Principal Investigator

    I01RX002830     (WEIR, RICHARD FERGUS FFRENCH)Oct 1, 2018 - Sep 30, 2020
    Artificial Digit Replacements for Women Veterans with Individual Digit Loss
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Anderson HE, Weir RFF. On the development of optical peripheral nerve interfaces. Neural Regen Res. 2019 Mar; 14(3):425-436. PMID: 30539808.
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    2. Anderson HE, Caldwell JH, Weir RF. An automated method for the quantification of transgene expression in motor axons of the peripheral nerve. J Neurosci Methods. 2018 Oct 01; 308:346-353. PMID: 30194042.
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    3. Davidson M, Bodine C, Weir RFF. User surveys support designing a prosthetic wrist that incorporates the Dart Thrower's Motion. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol. 2018 Mar 07; 1-4. PMID: 29514521.
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    4. Anderson HE, Fontaine AK, Caldwell JH, Weir RF. Imaging of electrical activity in small diameter fibers of the murine peripheral nerve with virally-delivered GCaMP6f. Sci Rep. 2018 Feb 19; 8(1):3219. PMID: 29459701.
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    5. Fontaine AK, Anderson HE, Caldwell JH, Weir RF. Optical read-out and modulation of peripheral nerve activity. Neural Regen Res. 2018 Jan; 13(1):58-61. PMID: 29451205.
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    6. Fontaine AK, Gibson EA, Caldwell JH, Weir RF. Optical Read-out of Neural Activity in Mammalian Peripheral Axons: Calcium Signaling at Nodes of Ranvier. Sci Rep. 2017 07 18; 7(1):4744. PMID: 28720792.
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    7. Segil JL, Huddle SA, Weir RFF. Functional Assessment of a Myoelectric Postural Controller and Multi-Functional Prosthetic Hand by Persons With Trans-Radial Limb Loss. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2017 06; 25(6):618-627. PMID: 27390181.
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    8. Krausz NE, Rorrer RA, Weir RF. Design and Fabrication of a Six Degree-of-Freedom Open Source Hand. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2016 05; 24(5):562-72. PMID: 26087495.
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    9. Segil JL, Weir RF. Novel postural control algorithm for control of multifunctional myoelectric prosthetic hands. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2015; 52(4):449-66. PMID: 26348320; PMCID: PMC4666529.
    10. Birdwell JA, Hargrove LJ, Weir RF, Kuiken TA. Extrinsic finger and thumb muscles command a virtual hand to allow individual finger and grasp control. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2015 Jan; 62(1):218-26. PMID: 25099395; PMCID: PMC4501427.
    11. Segil JL, Weir RF. Design and validation of a morphing myoelectric hand posture controller based on principal component analysis of human grasping. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2014 Mar; 22(2):249-57. PMID: 23649286; PMCID: PMC4666513.
    12. Segil JL, Controzzi M, Weir RF, Cipriani C. Comparative study of state-of-the-art myoelectric controllers for multigrasp prosthetic hands. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2014; 51(9):1439-54. PMID: 25803683; PMCID: PMC4666530.
    13. DeMichele GA, Hu Z, Troyk PR, Chen H, Weir RF. Low-power polling mode of the next-generation IMES2 implantable wireless EMG sensor. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2014; 2014:3081-4. PMID: 25570642; PMCID: PMC4654573.
    14. Birdwell JA, Hargrove LJ, Kuiken TA, Weir RF. Activation of individual extrinsic thumb muscles and compartments of extrinsic finger muscles. J Neurophysiol. 2013 Sep; 110(6):1385-92. PMID: 23803329; PMCID: PMC3763151.
    15. Belter JT, Segil JL, Dollar AM, Weir RF. Mechanical design and performance specifications of anthropomorphic prosthetic hands: a review. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2013; 50(5):599-618. PMID: 24013909.
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    16. Merrill DR, Lockhart J, Troyk PR, Weir RF, Hankin DL. Development of an implantable myoelectric sensor for advanced prosthesis control. Artif Organs. 2011 Mar; 35(3):249-52. PMID: 21371058; PMCID: PMC3768255.
    17. Miller LA, Lipschutz RD, Stubblefield KA, Lock BA, Huang H, Williams TW, Weir RF, Kuiken TA. Control of a six degree of freedom prosthetic arm after targeted muscle reinnervation surgery. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2008 Nov; 89(11):2057-65. PMID: 18996233; PMCID: PMC3032984.
    18. Farrell TR, Weir RF. A comparison of the effects of electrode implantation and targeting on pattern classification accuracy for prosthesis control. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2008 Sep; 55(9):2198-211. PMID: 18713689; PMCID: PMC3153447.
    19. Sensinger JW, Weir RF. Modeling and preliminary testing socket-residual limb interface stiffness of above-elbow prostheses. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2008 Apr; 16(2):184-90. PMID: 18403287; PMCID: PMC3154750.
    20. Baker JJ, Yatsenko D, Schorsch JF, DeMichele GA, Troyk PR, Hutchinson DT, Weir RF, Clark G, Greger B. Decoding individuated finger flexions with Implantable MyoElectric Sensors. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2008; 2008:193-6. PMID: 19162626; PMCID: PMC3843488.
    21. Farrell TR, Weir RF. The optimal controller delay for myoelectric prostheses. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2007 Mar; 15(1):111-8. PMID: 17436883.
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    22. Ohnishi K, Weir RF, Kuiken TA. Neural machine interfaces for controlling multifunctional powered upper-limb prostheses. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2007 Jan; 4(1):43-53. PMID: 17187470.
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    23. Ajiboye AB, Weir RF. A heuristic fuzzy logic approach to EMG pattern recognition for multifunctional prosthesis control. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2005 Sep; 13(3):280-91. PMID: 16200752.
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    24. Farrell TR, Weir RF, Heckathorne CW, Childress DS. The effects of static friction and backlash on extended physiological proprioception control of a powered prosthesis. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2005 May-Jun; 42(3):327-41. PMID: 16187245.
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