A balanced discussion of the realities, the mythologies, and the concerns surrounding cutting-edge brain research. A new film, I AM HUMAN, takes a comprehensive look at the realities of neurotechnology today. The film follows three patients for whom experimental treatment may be the best option. Experts weigh in on the difficulties and the promise of neurotech.
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.
Scientists think they’ve identified a previously unknown form of neural communication that self-propagates across brain tissue, and can leap wirelessly from neurons in one section of brain tissue to another – even if they’ve been surgically severed.
[From left: Anthony DiMarco, MD and Krzysztof Kowalski, PhD] The cover of the January 2019 issue of the American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation features an article entitled “Complete restoration of respiratory muscle function in three subjects with spinal cord injury.” The respiratory neuroprosthesis, developed by MetroHealth scientists Anthony DiMarco, MD and Krzysztof Kowalski,…
The implant was designed to detect signals associated with intended movements and then transmit these signals to a Bluetooth interface.
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 journal topic includes several articles written by Dr. Shaikh and FES Center Investigator, Fatema Ghasia, MD.
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.
Artificial intelligence (AI) image analysis software has become more adept at diagnosing heart failure and various cancers than top-flight doctors, according to researchers at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. Read full story >>