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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Optimization & Pre-clinical Testing of Implantable, In-Line High Density 32-Channel Connector
Principal Investigator:

Douglas B. Shire

Location: Cleveland, OH
Congressional District Code: 11
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: May 2019 - April 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $221,844
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The aim of this proposal is to optimize the design and materials and to perform necessary pre-clinical testing of next-generation miniature, high-density multi-channel connectors suitable for chronic implantation in a patient's body. These `HD Connectors' will be part of systems that are used, for example, to treat disorders of the peripheral nervous system. Maladies that could be treated in this way are problems with walking, such as after a stroke, and restoring natural sensations in a phantom...

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