2/19/2007 11:20:51 AM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cyberkinetics Neurotechnology Systems, Inc. (OTCBB:CYKN; “Cyberkinetics”) announced that John P. Donoghue, Ph.D., Cyberkinetics’ Chief Scientific Officer, discussed the rapidly expanding field of neuroprosthetics in a symposium entitled “Smart Prosthetics: Interfaces to the Nervous System Help Restore Independence” at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) on Friday, February 16, 2007, in San Francisco, California. The AAAS is an international scientific society dedicated to advancing science throughout the world. In his presentation entitled, “Interfaces to the Brain for Control,” Dr. Donoghue provided an overview of brain-computer interfaces, such as Cyberkinetics’ BrainGate System, that enable direct communication between the brain and external devices, including computers and even wheelchairs.
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