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Cognitive-based Prosthetics for Spinal Cord Injury

Waitlist Available
Led By Noam Y. Harel, MD PhD
Research Sponsored by VA Office of Research and Development
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Be older than 18 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up iimmediately after the procuedure
Awards & highlights


This trial will test new technologies to help people with spinal cord injuries improve their hand grasp and reach through physical rehabilitation exercises.

Eligible Conditions
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Hand Weakness


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~iimmediately after the procuedure
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and iimmediately after the procuedure for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Time to achieve secure grasp upon initial contact
Time to complete pick-up and placement of object
Secondary outcome measures
Error in placing object onto target
Motion pathlength in moving object

Trial Design

3Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: Enhanced feedbackExperimental Treatment2 Interventions
Perform task with virtual reality and/or haptic feedback.
Group II: Intermediate feedback.Active Control2 Interventions
Perform task with intermediate feedback.
Group III: No cognitive feedbackActive Control2 Interventions
Perform task without cognitive feedback.
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Sensory brace
Cognition glove

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Who is running the clinical trial?

VA Office of Research and DevelopmentLead Sponsor
1,628 Previous Clinical Trials
3,325,966 Total Patients Enrolled
Stevens Institute of TechnologyUNKNOWN
3 Previous Clinical Trials
10,539 Total Patients Enrolled
Noam Y. Harel, MD PhDPrincipal InvestigatorJames J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center
2 Previous Clinical Trials
51 Total Patients Enrolled

Media Library

Cognition glove Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT04577573 — N/A
Spinal Cord Injury Research Study Groups: Intermediate feedback., No cognitive feedback, Enhanced feedback
Spinal Cord Injury Clinical Trial 2023: Cognition glove Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT04577573 — N/A
Cognition glove 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT04577573 — N/A
~3 spots leftby Jul 2025