Neurorehabilitation Engineering

Target: Research and development of Biomedical Engineering technologies to help restore, minimize and/or compensate the alterations, those typically appear on a person after suffering a traumatic brain injury (TBI) or a stroke. Research is focused on the processes of cognitive rehabilitation and functional or physical rehabilitation. This research is performed in an interdisciplinary team in close collaboration with clinical researchers from the “Institut Guttmann” Neurorehabilitation Hospital in Barcelona and from Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation (CNBS), Harvard Medical School, USA

Detailed description: Neurorehabilitation processes modeling: dysfunctional and hybrid bionics models.

  • Smart monitoring of cognitive and physical rehabilitation.
  • Interactive virtual environments and content development and management technologies in neurorehabilitation.
  • Modeling and smart adaptation of upper-limb neurorehabilitation therapies.
  • Knowledge management and Data Mining applied to neurorehabilitation to generate clinical evidence.
  • Medical imaging based analysis and standardization of structural alterations in acquired brain injury.
  • Telemedicine: tele-neurorehabilitation technologies and systems.

Laboratories:

  • Neurorehabilitation Engineering
  • Bioinstrumentation and Nanotechnology
  • Simulation, Planning and Image Guided Surgery
  • Data Mining and Services

Productivity
Contact: Enrique J. Gómez Aguilera

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Patients with Acquired Brain Injury doing NeuroPersonalTrainer® rehabilitation program.

 

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