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New Engineering Insights into Brain Implants

Monday, March 12, 2018
Purcell and Salatino uncovered information about brain implants and the cells surrounding them, which will improve designs for future devices.

Patients suffering from brain diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s have more treatment options than ever before, thanks to medical advances in the use of brain implants. In spite…

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Enhancing Motor Learning through Virtual Reality, Robotics

Friday, June 16, 2017

Although the terms motor skill and coordination bring to mind feats of elite athletes or musicians, there is a tremendous deal of skill and coordination required even to…

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Stroke Rehab Study to Use Virtual Reality

Monday, June 15, 2015
students in Moter Learning and Rehabilitation Engineering Lab

Researchers from Michigan State University and Sparrow Health System have been awarded $50,000 by the Center for Innovation and Research to study ways to improve stroke rehabilitation. The…

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Exploring How ‘Bad’ Belly Fat Influences Blood Pressure

Monday, April 20, 2015

Michigan State University researchers, who were the first to suggest that high blood pressure could be caused by belly fat hormones “talking” with blood vessels in the abdomen,…

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Studying Brain and Language Connectivity

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Stop by the EEG Lab in B418 Wells Hall on the Michigan State Univeristy campus, most any day, and you’re likely to find Professor Alan Beretta, a grad…

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