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Jordan W. Squair is the winner of the 2023 BioInnovation Institute & Science Prize for Innovation for his development of the implant.

The young neurobiologist has been honored for new insights into skilled limb movement.
The new technology could one day help make rehabilitation easier for patients with partial spinal cord injuries.
An array of techniques – some available now and others on the horizon – aim to restore movement and other functions in patients with spinal cord injuries.