Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Thursday, May 20, 2021
In a study published today in Science, a brain-computer interface user was able to transfer objects with a mind-controlled robotic arm at twice the speed compared to prior studies.
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Telehealth visits to help veterans access and adjust technology such as wheelchairs were just as effective as in-person visits, two studies from Pitt’s Human Engineering Research Laboratories found. The authors say continuing remote visits after the pandemic could even improve care.
Monday, October 19, 2020
Toren Finkel and Amy Wagner have been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine for their work on aging and neuro-rehab, respectively.
Monday, August 10, 2020
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
A new study from the Rehab Neural Engineering Labs created the illusion of sensations in missing limbs. See how the technology works.
Friday, July 27, 2018
It seems like something from a sci-fi movie: humans wearing bionic technology to move more easily. But Pitt researchers are turning fiction into a reality, aiming to help people with paraplegia.
Friday, February 9, 2018