Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Restoring High Dimensional Hand Function to Persons with Chronic High Tetraplegia|
Abidemi B Ajiboye
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|| May 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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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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