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Brain-Machine Interface Studies

Assessment of Candidates and Design Considerations for Neuroprosthetic Devices for Individuals with Chronic Spinal Cord Injury

Purpose

To develop a screening protocol to determine if subjects would be candidates for neuroprosthetics to restore movement in the hand.

 

Criteria

C5 Motor Complete, traumatic spinal cord injury; > 1 year post-injury, < 15 years post-injury; 18-50 yrs old.

 

Duration

16 visits over a 3-4 week period for 2 hours each assessment visit.

 

Enrollment Open Until

December 2018

 

Principal Investigator/Contact

Dr. Abhishek Prasad/Letitia Fisher