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Improve methods of controlling motorized upper limb prosthesis

Objective

The purpose of this study is to improve methods of controlling motorized artificial arms.  Recording signals from muscles inside (intramuscular) of the residual limb to develop better programs to interpret the movements of the user.

IRB Protocol Number
STU00052855
Principal Investigator(s)
Levi Hargrove

Clinical Trial Categories

  • Prosthetics/Orthotics Research
  • Amputee Research

Compensation

  • Provided
Sponsor(s)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
RIC Philanthropy
Chicago Biomedical Consortium
Contact
CBM Lab at 312-238-2080
Who Can Participate
  • Individuals with an upper limb amputation
  • Able-bodied individuals
  • Ages 18-70

Compensation provided