z Paralysis Recovery

It was mind-blowing. Right away, I was able to move my toes. It was a ‘pinch me, see-if-this-is-real’ kind of thing.

Jered Chinnok | Mayo Clinic | Stepping Recovery Phase 2a Clinical Trial | 2017

Meet Jered, our first patient

The largest paralysis recovery research project in the world
focused on recovering hand function for patients with chronic quadriplegia.

Learn more – our research project to restore hand gripping function

Our Goal

Within the next five years – by 2025 – everyone living with a spinal cord injury
will have access to a medical treatment for paralysis recovery using spinal neuromodulation.

Learn more about our progress

We have demonstrated that human spinal networks can be transformed years after [a] spinal cord injury . . . to generate independent stepping and standing.

Mayo Clinic | 2018

Learn more about the results

Mayo Clinic is the first medical center in the world to validate
paralysis recovery results from spinal neuromodulation treatment.

Learn more – our stepping recovery research project

The result of this study is that a spinal cord injury may no longer mean a lifelong sentence of complete paralysis.

Dr. Roderic Pettigrew – April 4, 2014 | Fox News

Director | National Institute of Biomedical Imaging & Bioengineering (NIBIB) | National Institutes of Health

Learn more about the step-recovery research project that shocked the world