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  • Video Game Therapy — Drexel Professors Design Games For Cerebral Palsy Patients

    February 22, 2016

    While video games have often been saddled with the reputation of promoting a sedentary lifestyle, a group of Drexel University professors see the digital diversions as a way of helping patients with cerebral palsy to keep on moving. The team, with expertise ranging from game design to movement science, physical therapy and biomedical engineering, recently formed a company called enAble Games, with the goal of making web-based active video games that can be used as part of therapy or rehabilitation exercise sessions.

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  • Alper Bozkurt

    Alper Bozkurt Receives an NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award for His Bio-electro-photonic Microsystem Interfaces Project

    February 19, 2016

    Alper Bozkurt, alumnus in BIOMED (MS '04), assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at North Carolina State University, received a $500K 5-year Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the project titled "Bio-electro-photonic Microsystem Interfaces for Small Animals."