The exceptional women featured in these profiles bring a broad range of skills, talent and innovations to bear on the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Thanks to their leadership, mentoring and example, young women throughout Northeast Ohio and beyond can envision and secure a future for themselves in STEM.
1st Place Winner BCI Award 2018: Restoring Functional Reach-to-Grasp in a Person with Chronic Tetraplegia using Implanted FES and Intracortical BCIs
A. Bolu Ajiboye and Robert F. Kirsch of Case Western Reserve University, USA, in collaboration with Leigh R. Hochberg of Harvard Medical School and Brown University, USA, won 1st place at the BCI Award 2018 with their work “Restoring Functional Reach-to-Grasp in a Person with Chronic Tetraplegia using Implanted Functional Electrical Stimulation and Intracortical Brain-Computer Interfaces“.…
The poster was selected to receive a Travel Grant Award from theSociety and chosen for a Guided Poster Tour.
The American Parkinson Disease Association Awards More Than $1.7 Million in Cutting-Edge Research Grants
With someone diagnosed with PD every nine minutes, this research is critical as we push for better treatments and ultimately, a cure.
First-of-its-kind clinical trial exploring the use of DBS to restore motor function in patients who have suffered a stroke.
The Cleveland FES Center congratulates Bolu Ajiboye, PhD and Robert Kirsch, PhD on receiving first place for the 2018 International Annual Brain Computer Interface (BCI) Research Award, for their project entitled “Restoring Functional Reach-to-Grasp in a Person with Chronic Tetraplegia using Implanted Functional Electrical Stimulation and Intracortical Brain-Computer Interfaces.” The Brain Computer Interface Award is…
New electrical stimulation therapy may improve hand function after stroke Read full story…
P. Hunter Peckham, PhD was presented the 2015 Case Western Reserve Medal for Health Science Innovation, the School of Medicine’s highest honor, for his efforts in advancing research, education, and care in extraordinary ways.
Amputees are glad to get a prosthetic hand that can perform regular tasks. But it’s not the same as having feeling in your hand.
Cleveland, OH – October 29, 2014 State of the FES Center 2014 presented by Robert F. Kirsch, PhD, Executive Director Click here to download the full presentation.