Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| BrainGate: Robust Neural Decoding for Veterans with ALS|
Leigh R Hochberg
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|| August 2017 -
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Intracortical Brain-Computer Interfaces (iBCIs) aim to restore communication, mobility, and independence to Veterans and others with paralyzing disorders such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), stroke, or spinal cord injury. In the late stages of ALS, the progressive loss of mobility is accompanied by a loss of speech, resulting in tetraplegia and anarthria, or locked-in syndrome. Though assistive and augmentative communication (AAC) devices partially address this problem, such dev...
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