Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: spinal implant

Cross-disciplinary team will design, develop devices to better treat spinal cord injuries

A team of Johns Hopkins biomedical engineers and neurosurgeons has received $13.48 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop implantable ultrasound and other devices that could revolutionize care for people suffering...
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Neuralink Reveals Working Brain-to-Machine Interface

In a live demonstration, Elon Musk revealed that Neuralink has successfully installed a working brain-to-machine interface inside a pig. Elon Musk’s brain-hacking company Neuralink demonstrated a working brain-to-machine interface in a live demonstration on August...

Micro implants could restore standing and walking

U of A research has a proven concept to restore spinal function. U of A research has a proven concept to restore spinal function. When Vivian Mushahwar first applied to grad school, she wrote about her...

Cleveland researchers develop technology to give spinal cord injury patients use of hands back

CLEVELAND — Ground-breaking, life-changing research is happening at MetroHealth Medical Center when it comes to spinal cord injuries and giving people function back. Dr. Kim Anderson is on the team of about two dozen researchers...

Spinal cord stimulation, physical therapy help paralyzed man stand, walk with assistance

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Spinal cord stimulation and physical therapy have helped a man paralyzed since 2013 regain his ability to stand and walk with assistance. The results, achieved in a research collaboration between Mayo...

One Small Step for a Paraplegic, One Big Step Toward Reversing Paralysis

In a hospital in Switzerland, permanently paralyzed people are now learning to walk again with the help of stimulating electrodes implanted in their spines. For Grégoire Courtine, professor of neuroprosthetics at the Swiss Federal...
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If other paralyzed primates walk, will humans?

In the annals of breathtaking scientific advances, it's hard to top this recent news headline: "Paralyzed Monkeys Can Walk Again With Wireless Brain-Spine Connection." This is legit? Yes. How so? Scientists implant a chip in...

Spinal cord rehabilitation and repair: an interview with Quentin Barraud

Spinal cord repair and rehabilitation is a difficult but important topic to research, can you please give a brief overview of research in this field? There are many grades of spinal cord injuries, in terms...

Stretchy spinal implant presents new paralysis treatment

A thin and flexible implant that can be applied directly to the surface of the spinal cord to administer electrical and chemical stimulation has been developed by scientists in Switzerland. The e-Dura implant, made...