Eb Fetz and colleagues win Keck Foundation grant to develop implantable computers to restore brain function
Eb Fetz and his team, including Brian Otis and Babak Parviz (Electrical Engineering), and Jeffrey Ojemann (Neurological Surgery) have been awarded a 3-year, $1 million grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to continue their neurochip studies to restore brain function. The interdisciplinary team will create the “Keck Active Electrode Array” to promote restoration of brain, spine and muscle function in cases of brain injury due to trauma, stroke and other events. See full story here.
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