Post Tagged with: "Biomedical Engineering"

New algorithms help interpret vision loss from digital images
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New algorithms help interpret vision loss from digital images

Technology that can take a three-dimensional image of the inside of the human eye is revolutionising eye care.

Dr Penny Cook with Ms Ashworth
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Melbourne welcomes support for Bionic Vision Technologies

The University of Melbourne has welcomed today’s announcement of a new $18 million (USD) investment in Bionic Vision Technologies (BVT), the commercialisation company of the former Bionic Vision Australia (BVA).

Surgeons gain implant expertise with virtual training
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Surgeons gain implant expertise with virtual training

New technology has been developed at the University of Melbourne that allows visiting doctors to practise implanting a cochlear device within a simulated virtual-reality system.

Rehabilitation robotics helps restore movement
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Rehabilitation robotics helps restore movement

Combining mechanical engineering with the mechanics of human movement, researchers at the University of Melbourne are working to help restore mobility to people who have suffered a brain injury.

New computer assisted rehabilitation lab for Melbourne
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New computer assisted rehabilitation lab for Melbourne

An agreement has been signed to establish the first Motekforce Link CAREN Extended system in Australia at the University of Melbourne, in a dedicated laboratory for cognitive and neuromuscular research.

Associate Professor David Grayden
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Electrical approach triggers new treatments for chronic disease

Known variously as bioelectronics or electroceuticals, emerging therapies that use the electronics or electrical stimulation of the nervous system to treat chronic disease offer exciting potential for improved human health and wellbeing.