Biorobotics

ROBOT COMPANIONS FOR CITIZENS AREA

Laboratory of Rehabilitation Bioengineering

The main mission of Laboratory of Rehabilitation Engineering is to design, develop and validate innovative technologies for neurological, musculo-skeletal and cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation through a daily collaboration between bioengineers and healthcare professionals.
Ongoing research activities: Rehabilitation Robotics in neurological rehabilitation; Telerehabilitation in respiratory rehabilitation; Telerehabilitation in cardiac rehabilitation; Telerehabilitation in neurological rehabilitation; Telemonitoring of patients in vegetative state; fMRI-based functional assessment using MR-compatible devices.

 

Principal Investigator:

Dott. Stefano Mazzoleni 
e-mail: stefano.mazzoleni@santannapisa.it
Phone: 050-883132

 

Funded Projects

  • 2010-2013: Project "Sviluppo e applicazione di tecnologie per la televalutazione, la comunicazione alternativa e l’automazione ambientale di pazienti con disabilità gravi e gravissime", research grant funded by Regione Toscana (P.O.R. Toscana Competitività regionale e occupazione 2007-2013), Scientific coordinator: Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna; Partners: Rehabilitation Centre "Auxilium Vitae" Volterra, Italy, Humanware Srl, Pisa, Italy
  • 2010-2012: Project "Telerehabilitation and Robotics", research grant funded by Regione Toscana (Regional Health Research Program 2009), Scientific coordinator: Rehabilitation Centre "Auxilium Vitae" Volterra, Italy; Partner: Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna
  • 2009-2011: Project "Tecnologie Innovative a supporto del Percorso Riabilitativo", research grant funded by Regione Toscana (Direzione Generale Diritto alla Salute e Politiche di Solidarietà), Scientific coordinator: Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna; Partner: Rehabilitation Centre "Auxilium Vitae" Volterra, Italy
  • 2011-2013: COST action on Upper limb rehabilitation robotics.

 

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