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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01RX002654-01A1
Title: Restoring High Dimensional Hand Function to Persons with Chronic High Tetraplegia
Principal Investigator:

Abidemi B Ajiboye

Location: Cleveland, OH
Congressional District Code: 11
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: May 2018 - April 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $218,109
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,007,735
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

The current proposal aims to develop a physical neuroprosthesis system, directly controlled by cortical signals, to restore high-dimension hand functionality to Veterans with chronic tetraplegia resulting from high cervical spinal cord injury (SCI). This unique approach combines an intracortical brain-computer-interface (iBCI) that captures a user’s volitionally intended movements, with a percutaneous functional electrical stimulation (FES) system for activation of paralyzed muscles. While there...



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