Transforming thoughts to movement offers new hope for spinal cord injury patients – University of Miami

A team of researchers at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis and the Miller School of Medicine is using a brain-machine interface to help restore function in paralysis patients after spinal cord injury.

What if paralyzed limbs could move using only the power of one’s thoughts? Borrowing a story line from the realm of science fiction, a team of researchers at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis — together with neurosurgeons and biomedical engineers from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine — are using a brain-machine interface to make this once seemingly impossible feat a reality for people who are living with spinal cord injury (SCI).

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