Cyberkinetics starting human trials

Looks like John Donoghue’s company will be doing human trials this year in quadraplegics! Cyberkinetics is one of the first companies (Neural Signals Inc. was the first, I think) to actually do human implants for read-out (versus other therapeutics like deep brain stimulation.

What’s really remarkable here is the speed at which research has moved to medicine. (the nature paper is from 2002!) This is how things should be.

Here’s a NYTimes article on them.


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