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APT Center Researchers Inducted Into the AIMBE College of Fellows
21 Mar 2017
Congratulations to Drs. Jeffrey Capadona and Dustin Tyler on your induction into the prestigious College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) at the Induction Ceremony at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. on March 19, 2017. Election to the College of Fellows includes individuals in the top 2%... Read more...
APT Center Researchers and Staff Recieve 5 VA Innovator's Network Funding Awards
16 Mar 2017
Congratulation to our APT Center Investigators and staff who received FIVE VA Innovator’s Network awards. Last year, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center (LSCVAMC) was designated as one of eight new Innovation Sites in the national VA Center for Innovation (VACI). The VACI was established in 2010... Read more...
Cleveland Clinic part of team receiving DOD grant to further novel therapy for acute spinal cord injury
14 Mar 2017
Cleveland Clinic, the University of British Columbia and Nebraska-based biotech company ProTransit Nanotherapy LLC have received a $1.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to advance a therapy for acute spinal cord injury. Read more...
APT Center Researchers Awarded Over $1M in Federal Funding
06 Mar 2017
Congratulations to Kath Bogie DPhil, Margot Damaser PhD, and Ming-Chun Huang PhD who all received federal funding awards. Read more...
CWRU researchers secure $2 million NIH grant to test portable sickle cell monitor
20 Feb 2017
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University will use a $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop and test a small, portable blood-adhesion monitor for sickle cell disease patients. The engineers and doctors hope to make the device as useful as the at-home insulin monitors... Read more...
Local Researchers Represent 'Team Cleveland'
20 Jan 2017
A CYBORG is a fictional or hypothetical person whose physical abilities are extended beyond normal human limitations by mechanical elements built into the body. Sounds like science fiction, right? Well you may be surprised to know that Cleveland is a world leader... in cyborg technology. Watch the PBS story here.
Great Big Story: For Amputees, Reactivating the Sense of Touch
16 Jan 2017
When Keith Vonderhuevel lost his arm in a factory accident, he never thought that he'd be able to feel his hand again. That may very well change. Keith is currently a research subject at the Cleveland VA Sensory Restoration Lab, where a team of engineers is pioneering prostheses that allow amputees to feel touch, pressure and intensity. Watch it here.