New Textbook authored by FES Investigator, Aasef Shaikh, MD, PhD. Available here >>
Experimental research is working to improve the lives of people living with paralysis. Finding a way to bridge the severed connections between their brains and their limbs remains an urgent, but often elusive goal for researchers. Miles O’Brien reports on progress being made in restoring some people’s sense of touch. Watch full story >>
Cerebella Ataxia, Brain Anatomy, and Deep Brain Stimulation Side Effects Discussed with Aasef Shaikh, MD, PhD
How can neurodegenerative diseases be better understood to find new therapeutic techniques? Researchers use tools like deep brain stimulation and virtual reality to make new leaps. Listen to full podcast >>
Neuros’ technology was invented by Drs. Kevin Kilgore and Niloy Bhadra of Case Western Reserve University. The company says it “delivers a high-frequency electrical signal to sensory nerves in the peripheral nervous system to block the pain signal.” Read full article >>
NATHAN COPELAND WAS 18 years old when he was paralyzed by a car accident in 2004. He lost his ability to move and feel most of his body, although he does retain a bit of sensation in his wrists and a few fingers, and he has some movement in his shoulders. While in the hospital, he…
The project, led by FES Investigator Svetlana Pundik, MS, MSc, started as a CTSC grant that lead to SPIRE award.
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…
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.