neural prosthesis

(redirected from Neuroprosthetics)
Also found in: Medical, Wikipedia.

neural prosthesis

[‚nu̇r·əl präs′thē·səs]
(medicine)
A prosthesis that bypasses a portion of the nervous system and provides electrical stimulation to existing muscles in situations where paralysis has interrupted the natural control pathways.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Bryan Johnson, the founder of the online payment system Braintree, is using his fortune to fund Kernel, a company that aims to develop neuroprosthetics he hopes will eventually boost intelligence, memory, and more.
New solutions are possible with the recent advances in neuroprosthetics and regenerative medicine.
Blefari, Cipriani, and Carrozza (2011) have reported that today's challenge for neuroprosthetics is to produce artificial limbs with "ownership feeling," that can be recognized and felt as naturally as preserved limbs.
Neuroprosthetics such as retina-chips for the blind, or cochlea-implants for the deaf, are feasible examples at the center of a rapidly broadening spectrum of enhancement technologies that are planned to be merging with the human body on an ever broader level.
Monitoring neuronal cell activity is fundamental to neuroscience and the development of neuroprosthetics biomedically engineered devices that are driven by neural activity.
The company provides tools for neural engineering and neuroprosthetics research and clinical community.
genetics, artificial intelligence, and neuroprosthetics, among many
This study merges fundamental sciences and applied engineering: it provides additional evidence that research in neuroprosthetics can contribute to the neuroscience debate, specifically about the neuronal mechanisms of the human sense of touch," says Calogero Oddo of the BioRobotics Institute of SSSA.
A clinical BMI roadmap for validation of lower-body wearable neuroprosthetics and orthotic devices is clearly needed.
USPRwire, Fri Nov 13 2015] Neuroprosthetics are implantable devices designed by combining neuroscience and biomedical engineering.
Given ongoing advances in technology, such as the use of new materials and development of neuroprosthetics, future costs for prosthetics are likely to accelerate [26].
com)-- According to a new report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global Neuroprosthetics Market (Product Types, Technology, Application, and Geography) - Size, Share, Global Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast, 2013 - 2020", the global neuroprosthetics market is expected to reach $14 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 15.