Collaborators (image) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail Caption Caltech-USC-RLA: (L to R): The clinical study is a collaboration of Caltech, Keck Medicine of USC, and Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center. The goal is to advance neuroprosthetics to enable paralyzed patients to perform practical tasks and regain some of their independence. Seated: Dr. Mindy Aisen, chief medical officer at Rancho Los Amigos and patient Erik Sorto. Standing: Dr. Richard Andersen, the James G. Boswell Professor of Neuroscience at Caltech, and Dr. Charles Y. Liu, professor of neurological surgery, neurology, and biomedical engineering at USC. Credit [Credit: Lance Hayashida, Caltech] Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the material when publishing. It may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.