BrainGate2: Feasibility Study of an Intracortical Neural Interface System for Persons With Tetraplegia
The purpose of this study is to obtain preliminary device safety information and demonstrate proof of principle (feasibility of efficacy) of the ability of people with tetraplegia to control a computer cursor and other assistive devices with their thoughts.
- device : Placement of the BrainGate2 sensor into the motor cortex
Ages Eligible For Study:
- Clinical diagnosis of spinal cord injury, brainstem stroke, muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or other motor neuron disorders - Complete or incomplete tetraplegia (quadriplegia) - Must live within a three-hour drive of the Study site - (There are additional inclusion criteria)