For far too many years, spinal cord injury researchers have failed to include disabled people in their studies as anything but subjects. Fortunately, that’s changing as more people with SCI/D participate in consumer advisory boards and other human-focused approaches. They are designing surveys, focusing on goals and giving key input before a solution that impacts them is…
February 2021 cover of Movement Disorders, the official journal of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
FES Investigator, Aasef Shaikh, MD, PhD’s research, “Severity‐Dependent Effects of Parkinson’s Disease on Perception of Visual and Vestibular Heading” is featured on the February 2021 cover of Movement Disorders, the official journal of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society. Read full article>>
Case-Coulter Translational Research Partnership awards $1.1 million in funding and support for promising biomedical engineering university technologies
The Case-Coulter Translational Research Partnership (CCTRP) has announced more than $1.1 million in funding and other support for six biomedical technologies. FES Investigators, Dustin Tyler, the Kent H. Smith Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Emily Graczyk, research assistant professor of biomedical engineering, and Jennifer Sweet, professor of neurological surgery were among the awards for, “Minimally Invasive…
SKRAPS of Science & Innovation Podcast E16: Bioethics and Bioelectronic Medicines an Emerging Area of Intertwined Significance
In a world where “your” data is commoditized, how willing should one be to provide access to their deeper brain activities? Who should benefit? Get an account for what is here and now with Dr. Paul Ford and Dr. Lauren Sankary, but we go into areas that we will revisit with them in the future. …
University Hospitals and Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center doctor leads international task force in writing telemedicine guidelines for triaging dizziness symptoms
Created to help decision-making during COVID, guidelines may prove useful after pandemic CLEVELAND — One out of five people experience dizziness at least once every year. It is so bad in some people that there are about 4 million visits for treatment of dizziness in US emergency rooms each year. Dizziness is a symptom that…
Case Western Reserve University assistant professor seeks to improve effects of neuromuscular electrical stimulation by measuring unknown role of human effort
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.
The brain’s enigmas often extend to the diseases that attack it. Doctors explain what symptoms to watch for and more. Contributions from Dr. Riechers as he explains Traumatic Brain Injury and Migraines.
Researchers at Case Western Reserve prevent seizures in 90% of non-human subjects with low-frequency stimulation of axons in brain