BCi Study (Brain Disease/ Disorder) - Clinical Trial

What is the Purpose of this Study?

We are doing this study to help make the BCI more accurate and have faster communication.
This device can help people with severe disabilities
-- communicate with people around them,
-- write e-mail, and
-- do simple writing on a computer.

What is the Condition Being Studied?

Brain Disease/Disorder

Who Can Participate in the Study?

Adults with a brain disease/disorders, including
- amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
- multiple sclerosis
- multiple system atrophy
- progressive super nuclear palsy
- progressive ataxias
- cerebral palsy

Age Group

What is Involved?

If you choose to join this study you will:
- Complete 3 study visits that will last up to 2 hours
- Wear a cap with electrodes attached to it to see brain waves
- Use the study device, a Brain Computer Interface (BCI), to complete computer tasks

You will be paid for your time.

Study Details

Full Title
EEG-Based Speech Communication Aids for Locked-In Patients
Principal Investigator
Rehabilitation Engineer
Protocol Number
IRB: PRO00038871
Phase Pilot
Enrollment Status
Open for Enrollment
Contact the Duke Recruitment Innovation Center