Moran, Leuthardt awarded LEAP funding

The LEAP Gap Fund is open to any person or team with potential or existing WashU intellectual property. Through the program, teams receive mentorship from experts in their fields and work with the Skandalaris Center team and partners to create clear development and commercialization plans to ready their projects. Six teams were selected for funding […]

Washington University scientists join project to give prosthetics the sense of touch

From St. Louis Public Radio and NPR… Scientists at Washington University have been awarded just under $1.9 million to test a device that could help people with prosthetic hands feel what they are touching. The funding is part of a larger project sponsored by the U.S. Defense Department. Over the next three years biomedical engineering […]

Pearce published in Science

Our own Thomas Pearce has been published in the journal Science. His paper titled ‘Strategy-dependent encoding of planned arm movements in dorsal premotor cortex’ is currently available for viewing online. Congratulations Thomas!  Read the paper…

Pearce and Moran featured on NPR

See Thomas Pearce and Dan Moran featured in NPR’s ‘All Things Considered’. The story by Jon Hamilton titled “How You Move Your Arm Says Something About Who You Are” discusses the work presented in Thomas’ and Dr. Moran’s recently published Science paper. Read more and listen…

ECoG approach to brain-computer interface

Read a Science News article discussing how the linking of brain and computer may soon lead to practical prosthetics for daily life, as well as, featuring the work of the Moran lab and the ECoG approach to brain-computer interface. Read the story….