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.

Stanford is now accepting new patients for this trial. Please contact Maria Coburn at 6507369551 for more information.

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Intervention(s):

  • device : Placement of the BrainGate2 sensor into the motor cortex

Phase: N/A

Eligibility

Ages Eligible For Study:

18 Years - 75 Years

Inclusion Criteria

- 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)

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Contact information

Primary Contact:

Maria Coburn 6507369551

Stanford University School of Medicine 300 Pasteur Drive Stanford, CA 94305

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