AANS Neurosurgeon | Volume 26, Number 1, 2017

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New Smart Gloves to Monitor Parkinson's Disease Patients

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URI professor on cutting edge of technological advances in textiles

Prescribing a medication plan for a patient Parkinson’s disease is a big challenge for doctors, but now a University of Rhode Island biomedical engineering professor and his students are making great strides in solving that problem with their groundbreaking research. Kunal Mankodiya, director of URI’s Wearable Biosensing Laboratory, says he’s researching how to transform gloves, socks, clothing and even shoes into high-tech items that will make people healthier – and improve their lives. “We are in the era of game-changing technology, especially in health care,” says Mankodiya. “URI’s College of Engineering is pioneering new medical devices that will change the way people receive medical care. It is an exciting time for the University – and Rhode Islanders.” Click here to read more.

Calendar/Courses

Microsurgery Course Zurich
March 29-April 1, 2017; Zurich, Switzerland

12th World Congress on Brain Injury
March 29-April 1, 2017; New Orleans

2017 National Neuroscience Review
March 31-April 1, 2017; National Harbor, Md.

Brain & Brain PET 2017
April 1-4, 2017; Berlin, Germany

Neurosurgical Society of America Annual Meeting 2017
April 2-5, 2017; Jacksonville, Fla.

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