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How a revolutionary technique got people with spinal-cord injuries back on their feet | Nature
Electrical stimulation has promised huge gains for people with paralysis. Now comes the hard part — getting beyond those first steps. Chet Moritz, a rehabilitation medicine researcher at the University of Washington, is quoted.
Nature  Moritz.Chet  !UWitM  2019  natl  UW:Medicine 
12 days ago by uwnews
Zapping the spinal cord helped paralyzed people learn to move again | Science News
Intensive rehab paired with electric spinal-cord stimulation allowed six paralyzed people to take steps years after their injuries, three recent studies showed. Neuroengineer Chet Moritz is quoted.
!UWM  Area:Neurosciences  spine.injury  Area:RehabMed  Moritz.Chet 
december 2018 by UWMedicine
Zapping the spinal cord helped paralyzed people learn to move again | Science News
Intensive rehabilitation paired with electric stimulation of the spinal cord allowed six paralyzed people to walk or take steps years after their injuries, three small studies published this year showed. Chet Moritz, co-director of the UW's Center for Neurotechnology, is quoted.
Center.Sensorimotor.Neural.Engineering  !UWitM  2018  Science.News  natl  Moritz.Chet  College:Engineering 
december 2018 by uwnews
University of Washington seeing success with nerve stimulation trial | KING 5
A new trial program at the UW's Center for Neurotechnology is showing promising results repairing damaged nerves. Chet Moritz, co-director of the UW's Center for Neurotechnology, is quoted.
Center.Sensorimotor.Neural.Engineering  !UWitM  2018  Moritz.Chet  KING  College:Engineering  regl 
november 2018 by uwnews
Video shows 3 paralyzed people walking after electric stimulation treatment | Inverse
New research shows that people with paralysis can walk again after electric stimulation treatment. Chet Moritz, co-director of the UW's Center for Neurotechnology, is quoted.
Center.Sensorimotor.Neural.Engineering  !UWitM  2018  College:Engineering  Inverse  natl  Moritz.Chet 
november 2018 by uwnews
Once paralyzed, 3 men take steps again with spinal implant | The New York Times
Three men who lost the use of their legs after severe spinal injuries are able to walk, if briefly and awkwardly, with the help of a pacemaker-like implant. UW Medicine rehabilitation specialist Chet Moritz is quoted.
!UWM  Moritz.Chet  paralysis  device  Area:RehabMed  Area:Neurosciences 
november 2018 by UWMedicine
Spinal stimulator implant gives paralytic patients a chance to regain movement | Scientific American
A new therapy that amplifies nerve impulses may also help the body heal. Chet Moritz, co-director of the UW's Center for Neurotechnology, is quoted.
Moritz.Chet  !UWitM  2018  natl  Scientific.American  College:Engineering  Center.Sensorimotor.Neural.Engineering 
november 2018 by uwnews
Spinal cord stimulation helps three paralyzed people walk again | Newsweek
Three male patients suffering from partial or complete paralysis from the waist down were able to walk again for limited periods—with aid—after receiving a novel combination of electrical spinal cord stimulation and intensive physical therapy. Chet Moritz, co-director of the UW's Center for Neurotechnology, is quoted.
Center.Sensorimotor.Neural.Engineering  Moritz.Chet  !UWitM  2018  natl  Newsweek  College:Engineering 
november 2018 by uwnews
Swiss startup aims to help paralyzed people walk | Forbes
A group of scientists associated with GTX Medical, a Swiss medical device firm, published new evidence yesterday that using electricity to stimulate the spinal cord can help paralyzed people regain some walking ability. Chet Moritz, co-director of the UW's Center for Neurotechnology, is quoted.
Moritz.Chet  Center.Sensorimotor.Neural.Engineering  !UWitM  2018  natl  College:Engineering 
november 2018 by uwnews
Once paralyzed, three men take steps again with spinal implant | The New York Times
David Mzee is one of three men who lost the use of their legs years ago after severe spinal injuries, but who now are able to walk without any supports, if briefly and awkwardly, with the help of a pacemaker-like implant, scientists reported on Wednesday. Chet Moritz, co-director of the UW's Center for Neurotechnology, is quoted.
Moritz.Chet  !UWitM  2018  New.York.Times  natl  Center.Sensorimotor.Neural.Engineering  College:Engineering 
november 2018 by uwnews
A giant step for spinal cord injury research | Nature
"Imagine a time when technology and rehabilitation have advanced to the point where people with spinal cord injury can rise from their wheelchairs and begin to walk again," writes Chet Moritz, co-director of the UW's Center for Neurotechnology.
Center.Sensorimotor.Neural.Engineering  Nature  Moritz.Chet  College:Engineering  Department:Electrical.Engineering  UW:Medicine  natl  !UWitM  2018 
october 2018 by uwnews
Brain implant lets paralyzed man regain use of hand | NBC Southern California
A paralyzed 24-year-old man has regained some use of his right hand, controlling it with signals relayed from electronic sensors in his brain. Chet Moritz, director of the UW's Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering, is quoted.
Moritz.Chet  !UWitM  2017  Center.Sensorimotor.Neural.Engineering  NBC.News  College:Engineering 
march 2017 by uwnews
UW researchers compete for $1M prize from GlaxoSmithKline with device for bladder control, sexual function - Puget Sound Business Journal
Researchers at the University of Washington are racing to win a $1 million prize by being the first team to deliver a functional medical device in a GlaxoSmithKline contest. Chet Moritz, director of the UW's Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering, is quoted.
!UWitM  2016  Puget.Sound.Business.Journal  Center.Sensorimotor.Neural.Engineering  College:Engineering  Moritz.Chet 
june 2016 by uwnews
Study: Brain implant lets paralyzed man regain use of hand | Daily Mail Online
A paralyzed 24-year-old man has regained some use of his right hand, controlling it with signals relayed from electronic sensors in his brain. Chet Moritz, associate professor of rehabilitation medicine at the UW, is quoted. (This AP story appeared in several outlets)
!UWitM  2016  Daily.Mail  Moritz.Chet  AP 
april 2016 by uwnews
Scientists Are Developing a Device That Could Help People With Paralysis Move Their Limbs
A cutting-edge new research project could be a "game-changer" for people with disabilities, its creators say. Scientists at the UW's Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering are working on an implantable device that could help people with paralysis move their limbs again.
health  NSF  Mic  !UWitM  Center.Sensorimotor.Neural.Engineering  Moritz.Chet  College:Engineering  Rao.Rajesh  2016 
january 2016 by uwnews
UW brain implant could help paralyzed limbs move again | The Seattle Times
University of Washington researchers are working on an implantable device that could help paralyzed people move their limbs, and just received a new federal grant to help with their quest.
health  NSF  Seattle.Times  !UWitM  !Ninfo  Center.Sensorimotor.Neural.Engineering  Moritz.Chet  College:Engineering  Rao.Rajesh  2015 
december 2015 by uwnews
UW center receives $16M to develop technology that helps paralyzed patients move again - Puget Sound Business Journal
Imagine a future when people who have been paralyzed can move their arms and legs again. Researchers at the University of Washington aren’t just imagining that day. With a new $16 million grant, they’re developing technology that could reanimate paralyzed limbs in the not too distant future.
health  Puget.Sound.Business.Journal  !UWitM  Center.Sensorimotor.Neural.Engineering  Moritz.Chet  College:Engineering  Rao.Rajesh  2015 
december 2015 by uwnews

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