CLEVELAND — Aasef Shaikh, MD, PhD, grew up in India as the son of two ENT surgeons, which he credits for his early interest in understanding the system that helps humans keep their balance. After finishing medical school, he immigrated to the United States to pursue a PhD in neuroscience, where his fascination with human balance only grew.
In 2002, Maria Sutter was living in New York City, working for a SoHo architecture firm, and starting to bicycle around the city as part of her active lifestyle. “It was pretty commonplace for me to bike from April to October,” she says. “I’d bike between 40 and 80 miles.”
The Cleveland VA, Case Western Reserve and University Hospitals collaborated for a documentary that showcases the journey of brain interface technology
“I Am Human” Interview
The documentary premieres in Cleveland Thursday, followed by a panel with the filmmakers and featured scientists.
Case Western Reserve research team from new Human Fusions institute aims for $10 million Avatar XPrize competition; winner will best ‘transport a human’s sense, actions and presence’ to another place
CLEVELAND — A groundbreaking clinical trial is starting in Cleveland soon, and researchers are currently looking for participants. The program is called ReHAB — which stands for “Reconnecting the Hand and Arm to the Brain.”
For more than 40 years, Hunter Peckham has been working to help patients with spinal cord injuries live more independent, functional lives.
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.