Elon Musk's Neuralink Gets FDA Approval for First-In-Human Clinical Trial


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Neuralink, a start-up founded by Elon Musk, announced on Thursday that US regulators had given them permission to test its brain implants on humans.

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The US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval of Neuralink's first in-human clinical research is "an important first step" for its chip technology, which aims to enable direct brain-to-computer communication.

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Neuralink states that enrollment for a clinical trial is not yet open.

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In 2021, demonstrations by the startup revealed coin-sized product prototypes being implanted in the skulls of monkeys.

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Back in 2021, several monkeys were displayed "playing" simple video games or navigating a cursor on a screen during the Neuralink presentation by the business.

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