Robert J. Webster

  • New $2 million NIH grant advances less invasive procedure for TLE

    New $2 million NIH grant advances less invasive procedure for TLE

    A Vanderbilt research team has received a $2 million National Institutes of Health grant to further develop a needle-size robotic surgery system with real-time MRI guidance for drug resistant temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE). Such a procedure has the potential to reduce or eliminate seizures using a minimally invasive approach over the current standard of care,... Read More

    Feb 16, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    Faculty Seminar: Re-engineering Surgery – The Rise of Robots in the Operating Room

    Watch video of Robert J. Webster III’s talk which covers several examples of novel surgical robots, ranging from “tentacle-like” robots that are the diameter of needles for endonasal surgery, to swallowable endoscopic capsule robots that can accomplish surgery in the intestines and are thus making the Fantastic Voyage foreseen by… Read More

    May 15, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    June grants announced by Division of Sponsored Research

    The Division of Sponsored Research received notification in June that the following grants in excess of $25,000 had been awarded. Read More

    Jul 28, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Sponsored Research awards for February 2011

    Professor Gautam Biswas, professor of computer science and computer engineering (John Russell / Vanderbilt) The Division of Sponsored Research received notification in February that the following grants in excess of $25,000 had been awarded: Theodore A. Bapty, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has received an award in the amount of… Read More

    Mar 25, 2011