News Archive

2019

An Improved Understanding of Spasticity Using the Pendulum Test

New model lends additional insight into physiological mechanisms of spasticity in cerebral palsy

Thu, Sep 5, 2019 | Read story
Haider Receives BRAIN Award

BME/Petit Institute researcher exploring the role of attention in sensory perception

Tue, Jan 22, 2019 | Read story

2018

Engineering Training Helps Emory-Georgia Tech Researcher Treat Movement Disorders

Lena Ting named a 2018 Health Care Hero Award winner

Mon, May 21, 2018 | Read story

2017

The Force is with Muscle Spindles

Groundbreaking research from Ting lab could shed new light on movement disorders

Fri, Nov 17, 2017 | Read story
Lena Ting Receives $2.6 Million NIH Grant to Identify Balance Impairment Mechanisms for those with Parkinson’s Disease

Her research seeks to identify optimal treatments for the rehabilitation of balance impairments using neuromechanical approaches

Mon, Oct 2, 2017 | Read story
Tech Study Stands Up for Flamingos' Unique Pose

Tech researchers have a new theory on why flamingos stand and sleep on one leg.

Wed, May 24, 2017 | Read story
Making Sense of the Neural Network

GTNeuro researchers on the cutting edge are exploring the frontier between our ears

Mon, Feb 27, 2017 | Read story

2016

NIH Grants Support Research on Balance in Parkinson's and Other Diseases

Two new grants to researchers at Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology

Fri, Oct 7, 2016 | Read story

2015

Study finds ballet training may improve balance and coordination in daily activities

Study finds ballet training may improve balance and coordination in daily activities

Mon, Nov 2, 2015 | Read story
Georgia Tech, Emory Unite to Train Healthcare Roboticists

Georgia Tech and Emory faculty members are uniting to train the next generation of engineering students in healthcare robotics technologies, so they can better understand the changing needs of patients and their caregivers and healthcare providers.

Fri, Oct 9, 2015 | Read story
Patterns of Movement

Ting essay takes interdisciplinary approach to exploring motor function

Wed, May 6, 2015 | Read story

2014

Planting Brain Seeds

Neural Engineering Center becomes official, launches new seed grant program

Wed, Oct 15, 2014 | Read story