Opera Medica et Physiologica

Future of Optogenetics: Potential Clinical Applications?

Author Affiliations

Alexander Erofeev1, Olga Zakharova1, Stanislav Terekhin1, Polina Plotnikova1, Ilya Bezprozvanny1,2, Olga Vlasova1

1 Laboratory of Molecular Neurodegeneration, Peter the Great Polytechnic University, Saint-Petersburg, 195251, Russia;
2 Department of Physiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA.

Corresponding author: 

Alexander Erofeev (alexandr.erofeew@gmail.com)


This review focuses on general optogenetics issues (in particular the choice of the necessary light exposure settings), as well as certain promising areas of research with optogenetics.