Musk’s Neuralink has faced issues with its tiny wires for years, sources say – ET HealthWorld

Musk’s Neuralink has faced issues with its tiny wires for years, sources say – ET HealthWorld

By Rachael Levy London: Neuralink‘s disclosure last week that tiny wires inside the brain of its first patient had pulled out of position is an issue the Elon Musk company has known about for years, according to five people familiar with the matter. The company knew from animal testing it had conducted ahead of its … Read more

Neuralink shows first brain-chip patient playing online chess – ET HealthWorld

Neuralink shows first brain-chip patient playing online chess – ET HealthWorld

E lon Musk’s brain-chip startup Neuralink livestreamed on Wednesday its first patient implanted with a chip playing online chess. Noland Arbaugh, the 29-year-old patient who was paralyzed below the shoulder after a diving accident, was playing chess on his laptop and moving the cursor using the Neuralink device. He had received an implant from the … Read more

Elon Musk’s Neuralink valued at about $5 billion despite long road to market – ET HealthWorld

Elon Musk’s Neuralink valued at about $5 billion despite long road to market – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: Elon Musk‘s brain implant startup Neuralink, which was valued at close to $2 billion in a private fundraising round two years ago, is now worth around $5 billion based on privately executed stock trades described to Reuters by five sources with knowledge of the matter. Some purchases by bullish investors boosted the valuation … Read more

Elon Musk’s Neuralink valued at about $5 billion despite long road to market – ET HealthWorld

Elon Musk’s Neuralink valued at about $5 billion despite long road to market – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: Elon Musk‘s brain implant startup Neuralink, which was valued at close to $2 billion in a private fundraising round two years ago, is now worth around $5 billion based on privately executed stock trades described to Reuters by five sources with knowledge of the matter. Some purchases by bullish investors boosted the valuation … Read more

Elon Musk’s Neuralink gets FDA approval for study of brain implants in humans – ET HealthWorld

Elon Musk’s Neuralink gets FDA approval for study of brain implants in humans – ET HealthWorld

Bengaluru: Elon Musk‘s brain-implant company Neuralink on Thursday said it had received a green light from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to kickstart its first-in-human clinical study, a critical milestone after earlier struggles to gain approval. On at least four occasions since 2019, Musk has predicted that his medical device company would begin … Read more

At Musk’s brain-chip startup, animal-testing panel is rife with potential conflicts – ET HealthWorld

At Musk’s brain-chip startup, animal-testing panel is rife with potential conflicts – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: Elon Musk‘s brain-implant venture has filled an animal-research oversight board with company insiders who may stand to benefit financially as the firm reaches development goals, according to company documents and interviews with six current and former employees. Such oversight boards are required by federal law for organizations experimenting on certain types of animals. … Read more