Blake Shaw Wilson

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Adjunct Professor in the Department of Surgery

Signal processing and neural prostheses
Recipient of 2013 Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

Appointments and Affiliations
  • Adjunct Professor in the Department of Surgery
Contact Information:
  • Office Location: Department of Surgery, Box 3943, Durham, NC 27710
  • Office Phone: (919) 493-7231
  • Email Address: blake.wilson@duke.edu
Education:

  • B.S.E.E. Duke University, 1974

Research Interests:

Signal processing and neural prostheses

Specialties:

Signal Processing
Neural Prosthesis

Courses Taught:

    Representative Publications: (More Publications)
      • Tucci, D; Merson, MH; Wilson, BS, A summary of the literature on global hearing impairment: current status and priorities for action., Otology and Neurotology: an international forum, vol 31 no. 1 (2010), pp. 31-41 [abs].
      • Wilson, BS; Dorman, MF, Cochlear implants: a remarkable past and a brilliant future., Hearing Research, vol 242 no. 1-2 (2008), pp. 3-21 [10.1016/j.heares.2008.06.005] [abs].
      • Wilson, BS; Dorman, MF, Cochlear implants: current designs and future possibilities., Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, vol 45 no. 5 (2008), pp. 695-730 [abs].
      • Wilson, BS; Dorman, MF, The surprising performance of present-day cochlear implants., IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol 54 no. 6 Pt 1 (2007), pp. 969-972 [10.1109/TBME.2007.893505] [abs].
      • An, SK; Park, SI; Jun, SB; Lee, CJ; Byun, KM; Sung, JH; Wilson, BS; Rebscher, SJ; Oh, SH; Kim, SJ, Design for a simplified cochlear implant system., IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol 54 no. 6 Pt 1 (2007), pp. 973-982 [10.1109/TBME.2007.895372] [abs].
      • Wilson, BS; Schatzer, R; Lopez-Poveda, EA; Sun, X; Lawson, DT; Wolford, RD, Two new directions in speech processor design for cochlear implants., Ear and Hearing, vol 26 no. 4 Suppl (2005), pp. 73S-81S [abs].
      • Wilson, BS; Lawson, DT; Muller, JM; Tyler, RS; Kiefer, J, Cochlear implants: some likely next steps., Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering, vol 5 (2003), pp. 207-249 [10.1146/annurev.bioeng.5.040202.121645] [abs].
      • Rubinstein, JT; Wilson, BS; Finley, CC; Abbas, PJ, Pseudospontaneous activity: stochastic independence of auditory nerve fibers with electrical stimulation., Hearing Research, vol 127 no. 1-2 (1999), pp. 108-118 [abs].
      • Wilson, BS; Rebscher, S; Zeng, FG; Shannon, RV; Loeb, GE; Lawson, DT; Zerbi, M, Design for an inexpensive but effective cochlear implant., Otolaryngology, vol 118 no. 2 (1998), pp. 235-241 [abs].
      • Wilson, BS; Finley, CC; Lawson, DT; Zerbi, M, Temporal representations with cochlear implants., Otology and Neurotology: an international forum, vol 18 no. 6 Suppl (1997), pp. S30-S34 [abs].
      • Wilson, BS, The future of cochlear implants., International Journal of Audiology, vol 31 no. 4 (1997), pp. 205-225 [abs].
      • Wilson, BS; Lawson, DT; Zerbi, M; Finley, CC; Wolford, RD, New processing strategies in cochlear implantation., Otology and Neurotology: an international forum, vol 16 no. 5 (1995), pp. 669-675 [abs].
      • Wilson, BS; Lawson, DT; Finley, CC; Wolford, RD, Importance of patient and processor variables in determining outcomes with cochlear implants., Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, vol 36 no. 2 (1993), pp. 373-379 [abs].
      • Wilson, BS; Finley, CC; Lawson, DT; Wolford, RD; Eddington, DK; Rabinowitz, WM, Better speech recognition with cochlear implants., Nature, vol 352 no. 6332 (1991), pp. 236-238 [10.1038/352236a0] [abs].
      • Wilson, BS; Finley, CC; Farmer, JC; Lawson, DT; Weber, BA; Wolford, RD; Kenan, PD; White, MW; Merzenich, MM; Schindler, RA, Comparative studies of speech processing strategies for cochlear implants., The Laryngoscope, vol 98 no. 10 (1988), pp. 1069-1077 [10.1288/00005537-198810000-00009] [abs].