May 2012 – the Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation published: “Longitudinal Performance of a Surgically Implanted Neuroprosthesis for Lower Extremity Exercise, Standing, and Transfers after Spinal Cord Injury” by Ron Triolo (Case Western) and his collaborators, including ANS Director, Jimmy Abbas
March 2012 – the work of Narayanan Krishnamurthi and his collaborators at ANS was accepted for publication in Cognitive Neurodynamics: “Deep Brain Stimulation Amplitude Alters Posture Shift Velocity in Parkinson’s Disease”
March 2012 – ANS Director, Jimmy Abbas, contributed his ideas about “Technology for mobility in SCI ten years from now” in a paper by lead author Michael Boninger that will appear in Spinal Cord
March 2012 – the work of Charla Lindley and her colleagues at Methodist Rehabilitation Center (Jackson, MS) was accepted for publication in Gait & Posture: "Lower Limb Preference on Goal-Oriented Tasks in Unilateral Prosthesis Users"
February 2012 – a manuscript by Oliver Graudejus and his colleagues from Princeton was accepted for publication in Scripta Materialia: “Size dependent rupture strain of elastically stretchable metal conductors”
January 2012 – a paper published by Oliver Graudejus was awarded the “Best Paper Award for 2011” by the Journal of Electronic Materials.
January 2012 – a manuscript by Oliver Graudejus and his colleagues from Princeton was accepted for publication in Advanced Functional Materials: “Encapsulating elastically stretchable neural interfaces: yield, resolution, and recording/stimulation of neural activity”
December 2011 – Oliver Graudejus gave an invited talk on “Stretchable Microelectrodes for Biomedical Applications” at Tsingua University in Beijing, China
December 2011 – “Biohybrid Systems: Nerves, Interfaces, and Machines” – a book edited by ANS Founding Co-Director, Prof. Ranu Jung – will be available.
November 2011 – Oliver Graudejus gave an invited talk on at the Materials Research Society Meeting on “Understanding the fabrication process: Keys to cost effective, reproducible, and reliable stretchable neural interfaces”
November 2011 – Cathy Vuong will present her work on ‘Transforming Clinical Rehabilitation into Interactive Multimedia at the ACM Multimedia Conference in Scottsdale, AZ.
August 2011 – Mu Qiao and Prof. Devin Jindrich presented their work on the biomechanical analysis of maneuvering and on the design of an instrumented split-belt treadmill at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics in Long Beach.
August 2011 – congratulations to ANS Alumnus Dr. Seung-Jae Kim for his appointment as Assistant Professor at California Baptist University.
July 2011 – the work of Drs. Venugopal, Hamm, Crook and Jung on regulation of persistent inward currents after spinal cord injury was accepted for publication in the Journal of Neurophysiology
July 2011 – congratulations to Dr. Narayanan Krishnamurthi for his joint appointment as Research Program Manager, Parkinson’s Research at the Muhammad Ali Parkinson’s Center at Barrow Neurological Institute.
May 2011 – congratulations to 4 ANS students who completed their Honors Thesis at Barrett, The Honors College: Jeremy Jellish,, John Spanias, Shravan Sridhar, and Stuart Wente.
April 2011 – Prof. Abbas gave a presentation about on-going ANS projects at the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto.
January 2011 – Dr. Krishnamurthi is collaborating with Claudia Murphy from the ASU School of Dance and and Erika Driver-Dunckley from Mayo Clinic Arizona on a new project investigating a dance-based movement program for individuals with Parkinson’s Disease
January 2011 – Prof. Jindrich’s paper on “Unconstrained three dimensional reaching in Rhesus monkeys” appeared in Experimental Brain Research.
January 2011 – congratulations to Prof. Ranu Jung on her new position as Wallace H. Coulter Eminent Scholars Chair and as Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering
at Florida International University.
November,2010 – Prof. Abbas gave an invited presentation on “Smart Hybrid Biosystems in Prosthetics and Rehabilitation” at the IEEE BioCAS meeting in Paphos, Cyprus.