Hand, Brain & Technology 2014
Monte Verità, Switzerland, September 7 – 12, 2014
We welcome Prof. Theodore Milner from McGill University, who will carry out his sabbatical at RELab
Video abstract of article "Full body illusion is associated with widespread skin temperature reduction" using stroking robot.
TV interview with Roger Gasert on seeing white cane in “Gesundheit Heute” (from 11’55’’).
ETH Pattus featured on cover page of IEEE TNSRE September issue.
Dr. James Sulzer appointed as Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Austin
Dr. Silvio Ionta awarded a SNSF Ambizione Grant
RELab obtains Japanese-Swiss Research Cooperation Grant to develop a brain-triggered robotic hand orthosis.
We welcome Mike Rinderknecht who joined us for a PhD after a resarch stay at the CHARM lab at Stanford University.
SNSF Horizonte article on real-time fMRI neurofeedback: Achtsamkeit auf Ingenieursart (p. 28).
Workshop on Hand Rehabilitation at ICORR 2013.
4 papers accepted for ICORR 2013!
The emerging field of neuroscience robotics promises novel insights into the neural mechanisms of human sensorimotor control and their reorganization with age or after focal brain injury, and can thus be beneficial to the diagnosis, assessment and retraining of motor function.
In our Lab we use a combined approach of robotics, psychophysics and cognitive neuroscience to develop and clinically evaluate diagnostic, therapeutic and assistive tools in order to promote recovery, independence and social integration of the physically disabled. We are especially interested in hand function, and how haptic feedback can benefit motor learning, rehabilitation therapy, and human-machine interaction.
For a list of ongoing research projects follow this link.
Tel. 044 632 32 66
By public transport, take tram nr. 10 from Zurich main station, direction Oerlikon, and get off at the second steop, Haldenegg. Walk 100m uphill and cross the street to reach LEO. You can also reach us with the Polybahn from Central. From the upper station, walk 50m downhill and cross the road. The entrance door of LEO is open and you'll find us on the first floor (B level) on the right.
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