MindEx: A Novel, Multifocal, Cognitive Brain-Machine Interface System

Technology
General health
Online since 29 November 2023, updated 89 days ago

About this trial

This pilot trial is enrolling 2 individuals with cervical spinal cord injuries to test the safety and feasibility of MindEx, a novel brain-computer interface (BCI) technology. BCI is a technique using a computer and connected electrodes implanted in the brain to record brain activity and facilitate control of an external device. If included, participants will have MindEx implanted for a minimum of 53 weeks and up to 313 weeks. Final testing will be performed after a period of up to six years.

Included participants

Gender
All
Age
18 - 65 years
Injury level
C1 - C8
  • Severity (AIS)?
  • Time since injury
    All
  • Injury type
  • Traumatic

    Brainstem stroke

    Healthy volunteers
    No
    C1-C8
    Additionally, participants must
    NOT have other implanted devices
    NOT have diabetes or history of seizure
    NOT have implanted hydrocephalus shunt

    What’s involved

    Type

    Technology

    Details

    - Participants will have MindEx, a novel brain-computer interface (BCI) technology, implanted for a minimum of 53 weeks and up to 313 weeks. - BCI is a technique using a computer and connected electrodes implanted in the brain to record brain activity and control an external device. - Final testing will be performed after a period of up to six years.

    Potential benefits

    Main benefits

    General health

    Additional benefits

    Mental health

    Good to know: Potential benefits are defined as outcomes that are being measured during and/or after the trial.

    Wings for Life supports SCITrialsFinder

    Wings for Life has proudly initiated, led and funded the new version of the SCI Trials Finder website. Wings for Life aims to find a cure for spinal cord injuries. The not-for-profit foundation funds world-class scientific research and clinical trials around the globe.

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    • Trial recruitment status
    • Recruiting soon
    • Trial start date
    • 1 Dec 2023
    • Organisation
    • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    • Trial recruitment status
    • Recruiting soon
    • Trial start date
    • 1 Dec 2023
    • Organisation
    • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

    Wings for Life supports SCITrialsFinder

    Wings for Life has proudly initiated, led and funded the new version of the SCI Trials Finder website. Wings for Life aims to find a cure for spinal cord injuries. The not-for-profit foundation funds world-class scientific research and clinical trials around the globe.

    Learn more