What’s Happening At The McGowan Institute?
December 2012 | VOL. 11, NO. 12| www.McGowan.pitt.edu
Regenerative Medicine for Osteoarthritis
In a study entitled “High-performance neuroprosthetic control by an individual with tetraplegia,” which was recently published in the online version of The Lancet, a team of researchers from the University of Pittsburgh described the brain-computer interface (BCI) technology and training programs that permits a 52-year-old individual with tetraplegia to move an arm intentionally, turn and bend a wrist, and close a hand for the first time in nine years.