Thousands eager to volunteer for Musk’s Neuralink microchip.

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OAN’s Abril Elfi
1:56 PM – Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Thousands of people are now eagerly volunteering to undergo a groundbreaking procedure: having a piece of their skull removed⁤ to receive Elon Musk’s ⁤Neuralink microchip brain ⁣implant.


On Monday, Bloomberg reported that there is an overwhelming response from thousands of individuals who are eager⁣ to participate in the FDA-approved brain implant study conducted by Neuralink.

Neuralink, the brainchild of Elon Musk, is revolutionizing the field of brain-computer interfaces (BCI) by developing a technology that can collect and analyze brain‍ signals.

Musk has also expressed his vision of creating a “comprehensive brain computer”‍ that⁤ will empower humans‍ to keep pace with artificial intelligence (AI).

In a significant milestone, Neuralink received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its ⁣first human clinical trial in May. This approval marked a crucial step forward ‌after facing previous‌ delays and⁢ setbacks. Neuralink described the FDA approval as “an important first step‌ that‌ will one day allow our technology to help many people.”

In September, Neuralink‍ announced that they were actively ‍seeking patients⁤ with quadriplegia resulting from a ​vertical spinal cord injury ‌or amyotrophic lateral ⁣sclerosis (ALS) to participate in the study.

The study brochure outlines‌ that the entire ⁤process will span approximately six ⁢years.

Participants will undergo nine at-home and in-person visits during the first 18 months, followed by 20 follow-up visits spread over the next five years. Additionally, they will engage in twice-weekly research sessions for the remainder ⁤of the study.

The brochure also states that participants will undergo a surgical procedure to have a BCI inserted into the part of the brain responsible‍ for movement regulation, using a proprietary robot. The ultimate goal is to enable participants⁤ to control⁢ a computer cursor or keyboard solely through their thoughts and brain power.

This announcement ⁢comes after⁤ the company received regulatory approval for the trial.

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Title: Thousands ⁤Volunteer for Neuralink Brain Implant Study: A Revolutionary Breakthrough


In ⁢an unprecedented ​development, thousands ⁢of individuals ⁣are⁣ expressing their willingness to participate in a ‍groundbreaking procedure that involves the removal of a piece of their skull to‍ receive Elon Musk’s Neuralink microchip brain implant. This cutting-edge technology,‍ developed by Neuralink, aims to revolutionize the field of brain-computer interfaces (BCI) by collecting and analyzing brain signals. With approval from the United States⁢ Food and ‌Drug Administration (FDA), ​Neuralink has taken a significant​ step forward in conducting its first​ human ‌clinical trial. This article explores the implications and potential of this pioneering ⁢study.

The ⁢Vision of Neuralink:

Elon Musk, the visionary‍ founder of Neuralink, envisions the ⁢development ⁣of a “comprehensive brain​ computer” that will ⁤empower humans to keep pace​ with artificial intelligence (AI). The technology being⁤ developed by Neuralink‌ collects and analyzes brain signals,‌ allowing for a deeper understanding of cognitive function and potentially opening⁢ new avenues for human-machine‌ interaction. This revolutionary achievement could bridge the gap between human intelligence ⁢and AI ⁢capabilities.

FDA Approval and Study Details:

Neuralink received FDA ‌approval for its‌ first human clinical trial in May—an important milestone after overcoming previous delays and setbacks. The trial aims to study patients with quadriplegia resulting from a vertical spinal cord⁢ injury or amyotrophic⁣ lateral sclerosis (ALS). ​The study brochure outlines a six-year process, including nine at-home and in-person visits within‌ the first 18 months, ⁣followed by 20 follow-up visits spread over the next five years. Additionally, participants will engage in twice-weekly research sessions throughout the study.

The Surgical Procedure and Brain-Computer Interface:

Participants⁣ will undergo a surgical​ procedure to​ have a brain-computer interface (BCI) ⁣inserted into the part of the brain responsible ‌for movement regulation. This intricate ​procedure will be carried out using a proprietary robot. The ultimate ​goal of the study is to enable participants to control a‍ computer cursor or⁢ keyboard solely⁣ through their thoughts and brain power. The success of this endeavor could significantly enhance the lives of individuals with‌ disabilities, providing them with an unprecedented level of autonomy and ‌independence.

The Implications and Future Potential:

The Neuralink brain implant study represents a groundbreaking development in the field of ⁣BCI. By⁢ merging human cognition with ⁢advanced ‌technology, this research may unlock new possibilities in healthcare, neurology, and human augmentation. The potential applications extend far beyond assisting ⁣individuals with disabilities, potentially offering new solutions for neurodegenerative disorders, mental health conditions, and even⁤ enhancing human cognitive capabilities. However, it is important to carefully consider the ethical implications, potential risks, and ensure the ‌protection of participants’⁤ rights throughout this ⁤pioneering study.


The overwhelming response from thousands of individuals eager to participate in Neuralink’s brain implant study is a testament to the significance and potential impact of this breakthrough technology. Elon Musk and⁣ his team at Neuralink are ‌on a quest to create⁤ a symbiotic relationship between humans and machines, opening the door to a future where our brain’s abilities⁢ merge seamlessly ​with technological advancements. ⁤As the study progresses, the world eagerly anticipates the outcomes and the ​transformative potential this research may hold for ⁢humanity.

Disclaimer: This article is for ‍informational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice. Individuals should consult healthcare professionals before contemplating any medical procedures or interventions.

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