Robotics

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This program supports the development and demonstration of broadly applicable robotic systems to enable new paradigms of human health.

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The emphasis is on the development of robotic systems hardware, software, and methodologies to improve patient health.
 
NIBIB interests include but are not limited to: 
 
  • robots for minimally invasive surgeries
  • microgrippers and drills for surgical robots
  • robotic nurses for isolated patient care
  • soft robotic exoskeletons to replace lost capabilities
  • soft elastomeric actuators for assistive robotics

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