First Place, 2018 International Annual BCI-Research Award

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…

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Jennifer French: One of the First Bionic Women Shares the Value of the Neurotech Network

Jennifer French from St. Petersburg, Florida, is an incomplete quadriplegic. Thanks to advancements in assistive technology, she can stand, transfer, exercise and live independently. To promote new studies, equipment, treatments  and therapies that can help people with neurological problems easier, she and her husband created the Neurotech Network in 1998. This non-profit organization is dedicated to improving the education of…

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Brain-Computer Interface Devices to Bring Us into the Future

Addressing regulators, members of industry, and other stakeholders, Jennifer French delivered a powerful message about those requiring brain–computer interface (BCI) devices to treat paralysis and other neurological conditions: “We are not patients; we are consumers, end users.” French, who is quadriplegic, spoke at a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) workshop, held Nov. 21 at…

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FES Center is Recognized as the Most Valuable Non-Profit in the Field of Neuromodulation Research

Cleveland, OH – October 24, 2014 The Cleveland Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) Center is recognized as the Most Valuable Non-Profit in the field of Neuromodulation Research. Neurotech Reports, the publisher of the Neurotech Business Report newsletter, announced the winners of the 2014 Gold Electrode Awards at the 2014 Neurotech Leaders Forum on October 20 in…

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Biomedical Engineering’s Musa Audu Receives Outstanding Teaching Award

Musa Audu, research associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, received the Case Western Reserve University Biomedical Engineering Society’s Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award for 2012-2013. Audu was cited for his unique ability to motivate students, provide assistance both inside and outside of class and personally impact students’ careers. He has more than 35 years…

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