Associate Professor Thomas Oxley

Department of Medicine (Royal Melbourne Hospital), University of Melbourne; Department of Neurology, Royal Melbourne Hospital; Research Fellow, NeuroCardiovascular Group, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

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Translating thought into action

The first human trial of a tiny device that reads brain signals is successfully allowing patients with paralysis to operate computers and phones with their minds

An exoskeleton.

Health & Medicine

Thought-controlled movement

A device smaller than a paperclip could one day help paralysed people move their limbs

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Health & Medicine

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Under the Microscope

At the forefront of the robotic revolution

Dr Tom Oxley is leading the team behind the development of an implantable device which will allow paraplegics to operate an exoskeleton by thought alone

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Podcast

In Pursuit podcast: Thought-controlled futures

Hear from the developers of the stentrode, a tiny device implanted next to the brain to enable thought-controlled movement of an exoskeleton

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Sciences & Technology

Next-Gen technologies: All in our minds

From telepathy to hands-free fighter jets; we are on the precipice of a new generation of technologies, powered by thought-control

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Health & Medicine

Moving with the power of thought

A device the size of a matchstick, implanted next to the brain’s motor cortex, could one day help paralysed people move their limbs

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