Biomedical Engineering’s Hunter Peckham discusses the future of epidural stimulation technology

Paralyzed rats take 1,000 steps, orchestrated by computer
MIT Technology ReviewHunter Peckham, the Donnell Institute Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, discussed the future of epidural stimulation technology. He said that paralyzed patients want to control their own movements, which means that future versions of these systems must strike a balance between automated routines and movements picked by the user.