Read about the first upper-limb amputation performed using the AMI procedure created by Media Lab researchers + Brigham and Women’s Hospital
System uses tiny magnetic beads to rapidly measure the position of muscles and relay that information to a bionic prosthesis.
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Srinivasan hopes her work will help make using a prosthetic limb far more like the real thing.
Reconnecting muscle pairs during amputation gives patients more sensory feedback from the limb.
In a new study published in PNAS, Biomechatronics researchers report findings related to the AMI amputation method.
Congratulations to all of the winners of the 2020 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize, including Biomechatronics PhD student Shriya Srinivasan.
Shriya Srinivasan has been selected as one of 22 Schmidt Science Fellows for 2020.
A research team, including members of the Biomechatronics group, devises a new surgery for hand amputations and prostheses.
Alicia Lakey receives the Ewing Amputation procedure developed by the Biomechatronics group and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
New optogenetic technique could help restore limb movement, treat muscle tremor.
Conventional peripheral neurostimulators are used to treat a variety of musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. Typically, they send...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — For hours on end last year, Massachusetts Institute of Technology engineers ran the brain-controlled robotic limb thro...
New amputation process gives more natural sensation and movement to people who use prostheses.
Muscle grafts could help amputees sense and control artificial limbs.