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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Development of the Osseointegrated Neural Interface for prosthetic control into a pre-clinical translational sheep model.
Principal Investigator:

Samuel O Poore

Location: Madison, WI
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: November 2019 - October 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $336,121
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Clinical significance: Major amputation of a limb has a significant impact on an individual's quality of life, as well as directly affecting family members and the greater community. Veterans represent a unique population that are more greatly affected by amputation than the civilian population. The etiology of amputation in veterans is twofold. At one end of the spectrum there are the inevitable traumatic injuries of modern combat, particularly blast wounds from improvised explosives. Thes...

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