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MMI

Abbreviation for maximum medical improvement.

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Future advances in neurosciences, together with miniaturization of microelectronic devices, will enable more widespread application of brain-machine interfaces.
Other applications for Grover's NSF-funded work range from high-speed indoor wireless cellular networks to brain-machine interfaces and chip-to-chip communication.
A team from Zhejiang University describes the studies they have conducted on brain-machine interfaces implanted in rats.
A sampling of contents: optimal signal processing for brain-machine interfaces, functional characterization of adaptive visual encoding, restoration of movement by implantable neural motor prostheses, advances in retinal neuroprosthetics, muscle synergies for motor control, cable equation model for myelinated nerve fiber, and nonlinear approaches to learning and memory.
He is specifically interested in the development of brain-machine interfaces (BMIs) that have the potential to revolutionize the care of neurologically impaired patients by allowing electronic devices to directly interface with the brain.
In the future, we may be able to construct neuro-prosthetic devices or brain-machine interfaces that decode a person's neuronal firing patterns and enable the person to communicate," he added.
Some of this year's topics will focus on brain-machine interfaces for rehabilitation, the use of robotics in prosthetics and orthotics, biorobotics and biomimetics, ethics in rehabilitative robotics and robotic therapies.
Based in Dallas, Texas, Plexon supplies tools for basic brain and nervous system communication research, neural biosensors for drug and environmental screening, brain-machine interfaces and neuroprosthetics for the growing neurotechnology industry.
The new system is relatively inexpensive to produce, and simple and quick to learn to operate in comparison with other brain-machine interfaces.
The new carbon nanotube-based interface technology discovered together with state of the art simulations of brain-machine interfaces is the key to developing all types of neuroprosthetics -- sight, sound, smell, motion, vetoing epileptic attacks, spinal bypasses, as well as repairing and even enhancing cognitive functions.
Serruya is recognized for his contributions to the field of brain-science research and his work to design novel brain-machine interfaces that may one-day enable paralyzed patients to communicate through the translation of thought into direct computer control.
These findings may also be used to create brain-machine interfaces, particularly for facial and other image recognition systems.