Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Peripheral Interfaces in Amputees for Sensorimotor Integration|
Dustin J. Tyler
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|| August 2020 -
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|Total Award Amount
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Veterans who have lost an upper extremity in service of country have lost both hand function and the sense of touch. Losing these primary sources of physical, manipulative, and emotional connection to the world results in lifelong functional and social deficits. To restore the emotional and functional aspects of the hand to a veteran, we have developed an implanted system of nerve electrodes to restore touch and sense of movement and intramuscular electrodes to provide intuitive, long-term, stab...
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