Next Generation of Neuroprosthetics: Erik's Story


Publication Title
Keck Medicine of USC
Publication/Creation Date
May 21 2015
Creators/Contributors
Erik G Sorto (contributor)
Charles Y. Liu (contributor)
Christi Heck (contributor)
Mindy Aisen (contributor)
Media Type
Corporate Video
Persuasive Intent
Academic
Description
Paralyzed from the neck down after suffering a gunshot wound when he was 21, Erik G. Sorto now can move a robotic arm just by thinking about it and using his imagination through a clinical trial collaboration between Caltech, Keck Medicine of USC and Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center.
HCI Platform
Implantables
Discursive Type
Inventions
Location on Body
Brain

Date archived
May 30 2016
Last edited
April 9 2021
How to cite this entry
(May 21 2015). "Next Generation of Neuroprosthetics: Erik's Story". Keck Medicine of USC. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/Detail/objects/1650