Sign In

Communications of the ACM

ACM News

The Quadriplegic Who Moved His Hand


View as: Print Mobile App Share: Send by email Share on reddit Share on StumbleUpon Share on Hacker News Share on Tweeter Share on Facebook
Ian Burkhart moves hand

Doctors and researchers watch intently as Ian Burkhart becomes the first patient to move his paralyzed hand using groundbreaking technology called Neurobridge.

Credit: Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Ian Burkhart was 19 and fearless and horsing around in the surf with friends on vacation in North Carolina’s Outer Banks when he mistimed a dive and a wave drove him headfirst into a sandbar.

From Slate
View Full Article

 


 

No entries found