Bill Kochevar’s lasting legacy will be his selfless commitment to helping others with quadriplegia regain control over their limbs.
$3 million grant supports creation of system to let thoughts move immobile arm in severely paralyzed patients
A $3 million grant from the United States Department of Defense is supporting a group of biomedical researchers as they look to advance a platform to allow unprecedented reanimation of paralyzed limbs under direct control of the brain.
By electrically stimulating nerves, neuromodulation therapies can reduce epileptic seizures, soothe chronic pain, and treat depression and a host of other health conditions without the use of conventional drugs like opioids.
Researchers used Microsoft HoloLens to visualize, access pathways in human brain; project by Case Western Reserve’s Interactive Commons, School of Medicine, others
“The nervous system really uses electricity as its language,” says Robert Kirsch, chair of biomedical engineering at Case Western Reserve University and executive director of the Cleveland FES Center.
Researchers are investigating what causes patients to freeze while walking and how it can be avoided.
CLEVELAND — Ground-breaking, life-changing research is happening at MetroHealth Medical Center when it comes to spinal cord injuries and giving people function back.
Cleveland FES Center using deep brain stimulation to study gait, balance impairment
Researchers receive $9M NIH grant to develop infrared technology for understanding, managing the peripheral nervous system’s role in many illnesses
Prostheses are morphing into mind-controlled extensions of the human body that let their wearers feel what they’re touching.