Making the paralyzed walk again has come one step closer. GTX Medical has received permission to treat several dozens of people with spinal cord injury and paralysis with its Go-2 system, which is designed to promote the recovery of leg motor functions and neurological control. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted GTX Medical a Breakthrough Device Designation for its implantable system.

Get full access to our archive by becoming a member of Innovation Origins. Sign up here as a supporter of independent journalism!

Become a member!

On Innovation Origins you can read the latest news about the world of innovation every day. We want to keep it that way, but we can't do it alone! Are you enjoying our articles and would you like to support independent journalism? Become a member and read our stories guaranteed ad-free.

About the author

Author profile picture Bart Brouwers is co-founder and co-owner of Media52 BV, the publisher of innovationorigins.com.