This trial will test whether electrical signals from the brain can be used to control devices for motor and speech control in adults with severe neurological disorders.
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Lou Gehrig's Disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Muscular Dystrophy
3 Primary · 2 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Up to 6 years post-implant period
Awards & Highlights
1 Treatment Group
Electrocorticography-based brain computer interface
1 of 1
3 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group
Primary Treatment: PMT/Blackrock Combination Device · No Placebo Group · Phase < 1
Who is running the clinical trial?
Age 18+ · All Participants · 2 Total Inclusion CriteriaMark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
- Moses, David A., Sean L. Metzger, Jessie R. Liu, Gopala K. Anumanchipalli, Joseph G. Makin, Pengfei F. Sun, Josh Chartier, et al.. 2021. “Neuroprosthesis for Decoding Speech in a Paralyzed Person with Anarthria”. New England Journal of Medicine. Massachusetts Medical Society. doi:10.1056/nejmoa2027540.
- Metzger SL, Liu JR, Moses DA, Dougherty ME, Seaton MP, Littlejohn KT, Chartier J, Anumanchipalli GK, Tu-Chan A, Ganguly K, Chang EF. Generalizable spelling using a speech neuroprosthesis in an individual with severe limb and vocal paralysis. Nat Commun. 2022 Nov 8;13(1):6510. doi: 10.1038/s41467-022-33611-3.
- Karunesh Ganguly 2018. "ECoG BMI for Motor and Speech Control". ClinicalTrials.gov. https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03698149.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is this experiment still open to participation?
"Affirmative. The clinicaltrials.gov records indicate that the enrollment of subjects for this research is currently ongoing, with a first post date of November 9th 2018 and last update on July 29th 2022. 3 patients are sought from one medical centre." - Anonymous Online Contributor
What is the present capacity for enrollment into this experiment?
"Indeed, the data hosted on clinicaltrials.gov states that this medical experiment is presently recruiting; first posted November 9th 2018 and most recently updated July 29th 2022 with a need of 3 participants across one site." - Anonymous Online Contributor