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


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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