Tag Archives: Dr. Chet Moritz

Therapeutic Stimulation for Restoration of Function After Spinal Cord Injury

“This review summarizes different approaches to electrical stimulation of the spinal cord designed to restore motor function, with a brief discussion of their origins and the current understanding of their mechanisms of action.” Therapeutic Stimulation for Restoration of Function After … Continue reading

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Improving Arm and Hand Function after Spinal Cord Injury

Dr. Chet Moritz presentation at Working 2 Walk. Dr. Moritz details how skin surface, epidural, and intraspinal stimulation can activate neural circuits below an injury, leading to either direct muscle contraction or facilitating therapy and enabling volitional movements. We are … Continue reading

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NeuroFutures 2016 Chet Moritz

Neuroprosthetic strategies to improve function after brain and spinal cord injury. Dr. Chet Moritz University of Washington

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Bioelectronic devices to improve quality of life after SCI

Bioelectronic devices that record and stimulate the brain, spinal cord or peripheral nerves have potential to dramatically improve function after injury or disease. For example, brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) can extract the intention to move by recording directly from the brain, … Continue reading

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Restoring function after spinal cord injury: New research in neural stimulation

What is the latest research in neural stimulation to restore function after paralysis? Dr. Chet Moritz from the University of Washington Departments of Rehabilitation Medicine and Physiology and Biology discusses strategies for restoring voluntary control of arm or leg movement … Continue reading

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Development of a Brain-Computer-Spinal Interface to Restore Hand & Arm Function

Dr. Chet Moritz presented Development of a Brain-Computer Interface to Restore Hand & Arm Movements at the Working 2 Walk Symposium hosted by Unite 2 Fight Paralysis recently in Seattle Washington. Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) and neural devices have the potential … Continue reading

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Neural Devices to Activate and Rehabilitate the Injured Spinal Cord – Dr. Chet Moritz

Dr. Moritz summarizes the current state-of-the-art in brain-computer interfaces and neural devices, then discusses the technique of intraspinal stimulation and its potential rehabilitative benefits. Without your valuable support of Unite 2 Fight Paralysis volunteers and your generous donations directed to … Continue reading

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