A researcher at CNRS in Grenoble demonstrates a brain-computer interface helmet in this file photo from 2017. In the same year, Shanghai’s Ruijing Hospital used electrode implantation therapy to treat a 45-year-old man with depression. Photo: AFP A researcher at CNRS in Grenoble demonstrates a brain-computer interface helmet in this file photo from 2017. In the same year, Shanghai’s Ruijing Hospital used electrode implantation therapy to treat a 45-year-old man with depression. Photo: AFP
A researcher at CNRS in Grenoble demonstrates a brain-computer interface helmet in this file photo from 2017. In the same year, Shanghai’s Ruijing Hospital used electrode implantation therapy to treat a 45-year-old man with depression. Photo: AFP

Shanghai hospital clears ethical reviews for chip brain implant treatment for depressed patients

  • The hospital said the project has passed ethical reviews and that it will recruit adults with depression as patients for further studies
  • BCI technology has come under the spotlight in recent years thanks to advancements in neurotechnology

Topic |   China technology
A researcher at CNRS in Grenoble demonstrates a brain-computer interface helmet in this file photo from 2017. In the same year, Shanghai’s Ruijing Hospital used electrode implantation therapy to treat a 45-year-old man with depression. Photo: AFP A researcher at CNRS in Grenoble demonstrates a brain-computer interface helmet in this file photo from 2017. In the same year, Shanghai’s Ruijing Hospital used electrode implantation therapy to treat a 45-year-old man with depression. Photo: AFP
A researcher at CNRS in Grenoble demonstrates a brain-computer interface helmet in this file photo from 2017. In the same year, Shanghai’s Ruijing Hospital used electrode implantation therapy to treat a 45-year-old man with depression. Photo: AFP
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