Magnetogenetics: Problems on the back of an envelope

Abstract

Claims that magnetic fields can be used to manipulate biological systems contradict some basic laws of physics.

Publication
Elife
Polina Anikeeva
Polina Anikeeva
Associate Professor in Materials Science and Engineering
Associate Professor in Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Associate Director, Research Laboratory of Electronics

My goal is to combine the current knowledge of biology and nanoelectronics to develop materials and devices for minimally invasive treatments for neurological and neuromuscular diseases.