Restoring Touch for Amputees Could Spur Greater Human-Machine Fusions

Dustin Tyler‘s research on the neural interface between man and machine plays an integral part in the upcoming ReHAB trial and push toward the Avatar XPrize.

Steve Gleydura
Apr 7, 2020 · 5 min read
Dustin Tyler, PhD- Investigator at the Cleveland FES Center, Director of the Human Fusions Initiative and Kent H Smith professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Case Western Reserve and Associate Director of Engineering & Quality of the Veterans Affairs Advanced Platform Technology Center
Post-doc at Case Western Reserve University, Emily Graczyk, PhD works with a research participant in a trial that involves putting pegs into a board — a task that is difficult without the sense of touch.

Cleveland FES Center

Through the use of neurostimulation and neuromodulation…

Cleveland FES Center

Through the use of neurostimulation and neuromodulation research and applications, the Cleveland FES Center leads the translation of FES technology into clinical deployment.

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Cleveland FES Center

Through the use of neurostimulation and neuromodulation research and applications, the Cleveland FES Center leads the translation of FES technology into clinical deployment.