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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Hybrid Drug-Eluting Microfluidic Neural Probe for Chronic Drug Infusion
Principal Investigator:

Allison Dunning

Location: Cleveland, OH
Congressional District Code: 11
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2019 - March 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $241,040
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Intracortical brain-machine interfaces (BMIs) offer the promise of providing independence and an improved quality of life to individuals with severe motor dysfunction resulting from neurologic injury or disease. Despite hardware, software, and surgical advances for BMIs, neural spike activity recordings continue to show high variability and unpredictability and ultimately progressive degradation. A neuroinflammatory tissue response that results in astroglial scarring and neuronal process degrada...

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