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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Design and Evaluation of a Biarticular Prosthesis to Reduce Gait Compensations
Principal Investigator:

Patrick M Aubin

Location: Seattle, WA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: November 2016 - October 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $182,253
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Summary / Abstract My proposed research and training program aims to improve the mobility and quality of life of veterans with transtibial (TT) amputation through the development of a novel biarticular prosthesis, and to train me in neuromuscular biomechanics, prosthetic engineering, and gait simulations through the guidance and support of a strong multidisciplinary team of mentors, so that I can become a successful independent research scientist. My long-term career goal is to design, d...

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