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National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke support for brain-machine interface technology.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19569889     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Brain-machine interfaces (BMIs) offer the promise of restoring communication, enabling control of assistive devices, and allowing volitional control of extremities in paralyzed individuals. Working in multidisciplinary teams, neurosurgeons can play an invaluable role in the design, development, and demonstration of novel BMI technology. At the National Institutes of Health, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke has a long history of supporting neural engineering and prosthetics efforts including BMI, and these research opportunities continue today. The author provides a brief overview of the opportunities and programs currently available to support BMI projects.
Joseph J Pancrazio
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurosurgical focus     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1092-0684     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurosurg Focus     Publication Date:  2009 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-07-02     Completed Date:  2009-07-23     Revised Date:  2013-06-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100896471     Medline TA:  Neurosurg Focus     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E14     Citation Subset:  IM    
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland 20892, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Brain / physiology*
Man-Machine Systems
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke*
Neurosurgery / instrumentation,  methods
Paralysis / rehabilitation
Prostheses and Implants*
Research Support as Topic*
United States
User-Computer Interface*
Grant Support
NIH0011642045//PHS HHS

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