NIH Grants $10M to US Trial of Stentrode Brain Implant for Paralysis

NIH Grants $10M to US Trial of Stentrode Brain Implant for Paralysis

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NIH Grants $10M to US Trial of Stentrode Brain Implant for Paralysis

A $10-million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will help fund the first U.S.-based clinical trial of Synchron’s Stentrode, a wireless brain device, implanted without open brain surgery, that transmits signals from the brain directly to a computer. The COMMAND trial will evaluate whether the device can help people with severe paralysis — including those with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) — regain functional independence and the ability to communicate digitally. The grant will…

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