Jun. 12, 2013—In this week’s VUCast: Bionic Breakthrough: See advances in this robotic hand What Vandy doctors are doing with the military to avoid amputations See a special view of Commodore baseball All this and more in this week’s VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast. Watch now.
May. 6, 2013—These stories from the past year show how Vanderbilt is making an impact, on campus and in the world.
Apr. 19, 2013—Within the next one to three years, "bionic" prosthetic devices will become available for the people whose limbs were amputated in the Boston Marathon bombing that are substantially smarter, more capable, more active and more interactive than those currently on the market.
Apr. 10, 2013—Read about faculty, staff and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.
Jan. 22, 2013—Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements.
Dec. 17, 2012—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: How a world class musical talent is teaching in a global way. How the promise of discovery is changing a family’s life Who does rockstar runningback Zac Stacy consider his inspiration for life?
Nov. 8, 2012—An amputee using a prosthetic leg designed at Vanderbilt made history by climbing 103 flights of stairs to the top of a Chicago skyscraper.
Nov. 1, 2012— Amazing Vanderbilt research has designed a “wearable robot” that can be used by paraplegics to walk again. Vanderbilt’s Barb Cramer takes us on one man’s emotional journey to use the device, designed by Vanderbilt mechanical engineers, to take his first steps since a tragic accident. Read more here
Oct. 31, 2012—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: Amazing Vanderbilt research you have to see to believe! How this “wearable robot” helps paraplegics walk! How winning a football game could influence who wins the presidency.
Oct. 30, 2012—A team of Vanderbilt engineers has developed a powered exoskeleton that enables people with severe spinal cord injuries to stand, walk, sit and climb stairs. Its light weight, compact size and modular design promise to provide users with an unprecedented degree of independence.
Sep. 20, 2012—Two mechanical engineering graduate students and their professor have received the Wyss Institute-IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Award for Translational Research for their work on a robotic leg prosthesis, selected from submissions by biomedical engineers and scientists from academic institutions worldwide.
May. 24, 2012—Vanderbilt’s Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization, in collaboration with the School of Engineering, will host a seminar, “Strategies for Intellectual Property Protection of Medical Devices,” presented by attorney Julie Haut of Michael, Best, Friedrich, LLP. Most medical devices have to overcome two hurdles prior to reaching market: regulatory and protective. The strategies for protection...