Monday, October 18, 2021

Tag: Medical Technology

3d bioprinting method

This Novel 3D Bioprinting Method Could Help Cure Human Paralysis

Previously untreatable spinal cord injuries may now be curable with a novel method of 3D bioprinting neural tissues established by researchers in China. The...

Experimental technology works to bring back sense of touch for those living with paralysis

Experimental research is working to improve the lives of people living with paralysis. Finding a way to bridge the severed connections between their brains...

InVivo Therapeutics

InVivo Therapeutics is a research and clinical-stage biomaterials and biotechnology company with a focus on treatment of spinal cord injuries. By modulating the healing environment...

Paralyzed man has sense of touch restored by brain-machine interface

This is the first BMI to restore movement and touch simultaneously Ten years ago, while on vacation in North Carolina, Ian Burkhart broke his neck...

Quadriplegic doctor working on helping spinal patients walk again

When it comes to developing cutting-edge technology to help people with spinal problems walk again, Dinesh Palipana is uniquely qualified – not only is...

Intel, Brown University collaborate on “intelligent spine technology”

With $6.3 million in DARPA funding, Intel, Brown and other partners will work on building the AI-driven hardware and software needed to treat spinal...

An ‘EpiPen’ for spinal cord injuries

ANN ARBOR—An injection of nanoparticles can prevent the body’s immune system from overreacting to trauma, potentially preventing some spinal cord injuries from resulting in...

Wearable sensor may cut costs and improve access to biofeedback for people with incomplete...

A new electromyography biofeedback device that is wearable and connects to novel smartphone games may offer people with incomplete paraplegia a more affordable, self-controllable...

Bionic bodies: From typing with a glance to restoring paralyzed limbs, new technology aids...

If eye-gaze technology, motion sensor tracking and functional electrical stimulation sound like secret weapons of the CIA, you’d be half right. Much of the...

Man with quadriplegia employs injury bridging technologies to move again—just by thinking

https://youtu.be/zLw_Kp0Vk58 First recipient of implanted brain-recording and muscle-stimulating systems reanimates limb that had been stilled for eight years. Bill Kochevar grabbed a mug of water, drew...