Neurosystems and Neurorehabilitation Research

Research Specializations

Neuromotor Control

Research in this area seeks to better understand how human motion is controlled. Our discoveries in neuromotor control can lead to better treatments of neuromuscular disorders and aid rehabilitation.

Faculty:

Dr. Scott Beardsley

Dr. Jack Winters

Rehabilitation Robotics

Using robotics to help patients recover and rehabilitate from disease and injury can improve healthcare. The interface between machine and patient and between design and healthcare provider are ways that rehabilitation robotics and biomedical engineers are contributing to human health.

Faculty:

Dr. Scott Beardsley

Dr. Gerald Harris, P.E.

Dr. Robert Scheidt

Spinal Cord Injury

There are many areas of spinal cord injury where biomedical engineers can help. This include better diagnosis and prognosis through imaging, assessment and treatment of symptoms and improvement in patient quality of life.

Faculty:

Dr. Brian Schmit

Stroke

Stroke is a leading cause of morbidity and biomedical engineers are working to help people recover from stroke through rehabilitation. This includes assessment, retraining, and better understanding of neuroscience.

Faculty:

Dr. Robert Scheidt

Dr. Brian Schmit

Dr. Jack Winters

Students in lab

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Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments regarding the Marquette University and Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Biomedical Engineering, we are here to help!

bme@mcw.marquette.edu
(414) 288-3375 (for Marquette)
(414) 955-8671 (for MCW)

Mailing Address:
Olin Engineering Center
Room 206
1515 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53233