Tuesday, January 14, 2020
UPMC implants first US patient with wireless retinal device
The PRIMA system is designed to restore partial sight in patients blinded by retinal degeneration, and works in tandem with augmented reality glasses with a built-in miniaturized camera.
Thursday, January 9, 2020
Advance in neuroprosthetics: Using light to stimulate the brain
TK Kozai, PhD, is developing a precise, light-activated electrode that can be used to stimulate neurons without causing the tissue damage that often follows implantation of electrical stimulators.
Friday, December 13, 2019
Pitt Medcast: Hear some of the 'child pioneers' of the polio vaccine
Former schoolkids from the clinical trials of Jonas Salk’s killed-virus vaccine talk about their part in the struggle against one of the most crippling diseases in history.