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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Development of Vision-Guided Shared Control for Assistive Robotic Manipulators
Principal Investigator:

Dan Ding

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Congressional District Code: 18
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2020 - June 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $266,757
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Veterans who use powered mobility devices including those with high-level spinal cord injury (SCI), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and multiple sclerosis (MS) often experience serious upper extremity impairments. In addition, many older Veterans and Veterans with hemiplegia may also suffer from functional loss in their upper extremities. Management and care of upper extremity impairments often involve a range of assistive solutions. However, product availability and technological advanceme...

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