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American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) Annual Conference

  • Dates:
    Oct 21
     - 
    Oct 24, 2020
  • Location: Virtual

The 97th Annual American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) Conference will focus on progress in rehabilitation research and the translation to clinical practice. 

Battelle is proud to participate in this year's virtual event. 

Launchpad Competition

Battelle Research Scientist Sam Colachis is one of only five finalists in the Conference's Launchpad innovation competition. The contest highlights innovative rehabilitation technologies developed by nonprofit research and engineering labs and startup companies.

Sam will present Battelle's technology: Interactive Activities of Daily Living Assistance Device at 2:48 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020.

The Neurotechnology group at Battelle is developing leading-edge technologies to aid in the recovery of nervous system injuries and address the resulting physical impairments. The Interactive Activities of Daily Living Assistance Device is one such technology intended to provide post-brain injury sequencing and organization rehabilitation.

Poster Presentation

Battelle Researcher Jesse Keckler will presenter his poster A Portable, User-Controlled FES System for Upper Limb Reanimation in Individuals with Tetraplegia during the 3:30 p.m. poster session on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020.

Research objectives explored in the poster: To pilot an easily operated, wheelchair mounted functional electrical stimulation (FES) system that provides hand function reanimation to individuals with tetraplegia for performing functional grasps associated with activities of daily living (ADL) in the home setting.