Department of Biomedical Engineering
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Primary Faculty

Patrick E. Crago
Professor

Biomedical Engineering, CWRU

Control of neuroprostheses for motor function; neuromuscular control systems

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Patrick E. Crago

Dominique M. Durand
Director, Neural Engineering Center

El Lindseth Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Neurosciences, Physiology and Biophysics, CWRU

Neural engineering; neuroprostheses; neural dynamics; electric and magnetic stimulation of the nervous system; neural interfaces with electronic devices; analysis and control of epilepsy

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Dominique M. Durand
       

Robert F. Kirsch, Ph.D.
Allen H. and Constance T. Ford Professor and
Chair of Biomedical Engineering
Case Western Reserve University

Executive Director, VA RR&D Center of Excellence on FES

Restoration of movement using neuroprostheses; neuroprosthesis control system design; natural control of human movements; biomechanics of movement; computer-based modeling; and system identification

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Robert Kirsch

P. Hunter Peckham
Donnell Institute Professor

Biomedical Engineering, CWRU

Neural prostheses, implantable stimulation and control; control of movement; rehabilitation engineering

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P. Hunter Peckham
       

J. Thomas Mortimer
Emeritus Professor

Biomedical Engineering, CWRU

Neural control and prostheses; electrical activation of neural tissue; membrane properties and electrodes.

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J. Thomas Mortimer

Kenneth Gustafson
Associate Director
Associate Professor

Biomedical Engineering, CWRU

Neural engineering; neural prostheses; neuro- physiology and neural control of genitourinary function; devices to restore genitourinary func- tion; functional neuromuscular stimulation

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Kenneth Gustafson
       

Erin Lavik
Associate Professor

Biomedical Engineering, CWRU

biomaterials, drug delivery, neural tissue engineering, neural stem cell constructs for drug delivery approaches to protect and regrow neural tissue

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Erin Lavik

Cameron McIntyre, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Chronic high-frequency electrical stimulation of subcortical brain structures-- or deep brain stimulation (DBS)-- and its applications as a therapy for neurological disorders.

Cameron McIntyre
       

Dustin Tyler
Associate Professor
Associate Director, APT Center

Biomedical Engineering, CWRU

Neuromimetic neuroprostheses; laryngeal neuroprostheses; clinical implementation of nerve electrodes; cortical neuroprostheses; minimally invasive implantation techniques; modeling of neural stimulation and neuroprostheses

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Dustin Tyler

A. Bolu Ajiboye, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Development and control of brain-computer-interface (BCI) technologies for restoring function to individuals who have experienced severely debilitating injuries to the nervous system, such as spinal cord injury and stroke

Bolu Ajiboye
       

Jeffrey Capadona
Assistant Professor

Biomedical Engineering, CWRU

Biomaterials cortical neuroprotheses, electrode-mediated neural inflammation.

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Jeffrey Capadona