Cleveland – The MetroHealth System will invest $9 million in its Old Brooklyn Campus, expanding a research program that draws patients from around the world who have suffered spinal injuries and strokes, while strengthening and improving a nationally recognized rehabilitation program.
Dr. Robert Kirsch Discusses FES Center Brain Interfaces
“I Am Human” Interview
The documentary premieres in Cleveland Thursday, followed by a panel with the filmmakers and featured scientists.
Grant for $3 million from the U.S. Department of Defense supports the work being done at University Hospitals, Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland FES Center.
Bill Kochevar’s lasting legacy will be his selfless commitment to helping others with quadriplegia regain control over their limbs.
$3 million grant supports creation of system to let thoughts move immobile arm in severely paralyzed patients
A $3 million grant from the United States Department of Defense is supporting a group of biomedical researchers as they look to advance a platform to allow unprecedented reanimation of paralyzed limbs under direct control of the brain.
VA doctors are among a team of researchers at the Cleveland Functional Electrical Stimulation Center restoring respiratory function in Veterans with spinal cord injury
“The nervous system really uses electricity as its language,” says Robert Kirsch, chair of biomedical engineering at Case Western Reserve University and executive director of the Cleveland FES Center.
Researchers are investigating what causes patients to freeze while walking and how it can be avoided.