spinal cord damage

SDSU RESARCHERS MAKE BIG IMPROVEMENTS TO BRAIN-COMPUTER INTERFACE

 

By Michael Price, San Diego State News Center

Photo: Sam Kassegne, deputy director for the CSNE at SDSU, and colleagues developed electrodes made out of glassy carbon. (Credit: Sam Kassegne) 

February 20, 2017 (San Diego) - When people suffer spinal cord injuries and lose mobility in their limbs, it’s a neural signal processing problem. The brain can still send clear electrical impulses and the limbs can still receive them, but the signal gets lost in the damaged spinal cord.