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DARPA program manager gives keynote presentation at AAD symposium

DARPA program manager gives keynote presentation at AAD symposium
April 27, 2017

Douglas Weber, PhD, program manager for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, delivered the keynote address at the 2017 Advanced Arm Dynamics’ Symposium this week, where he described an ongoing project to restore naturalistic hand function to upper limb amputees.

“We want to re-establish communication between the motor parts of the nervous system and the prosthetic hand through the use of implantable electronics,” Weber said in a press release.

Bionik celebrates shipment of 250th robotic therapy system

April 27, 2017
Bionik Laboratories Corp. recently celebrated the shipment of its 250th interactive robotic therapy system, according to a company press release. “We are excited…

Researchers: Limiting patient mobility may not reduce falls

April 26, 2017
There is little evidence that hospital policies that limit patient mobility succeed at reducing falls, according to data recently published in JAMA Internal Medicine

Curbell Plastics-supported high school robotics team competes in robotics competition

April 25, 2017
The student robotics team at South Grand Prairie High School finished 14th out of 600 competitors in the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology…

Össur is accepting nominations for 2017 #MyWinningMoment contest

April 24, 2017
Össur is accepting nominations for its 2017 #MyWinningMoment contest, which celebrates the stories of individuals with upper or lower limb loss, according to a…
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