Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Slutzky Neuroprosthetics Laboratory

About Our Lab

Our laboratory uses neural prosthetics, specifically human-machine interfaces, to pursue the goals of improving both our understanding of brain function as well as restoring movement and communication to people with neurologic impairment from disorders such as stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and ALS. Learn more about brain machine interfaces and myoelectric-computer interfaces

News

Dr. Slutzky's research featured in Feinberg Media coverage, "Restoring the Ability to Grasp to Paralyzed Patients"

Our work featured in MIT Technology Review article, "A Speech Synthesizer Direct to the Brain"

Zach Wright’s paper has been published in the journal, Neurorehabilation and Neural Repair, February 2014 edition.

Michael Scheid was awarded a fellowship with the National Institutes of Health’s T-32 Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences Training Grant.

Selected Publications

Cortical encoding of phonemic context during word production. Mugler EM, Goldrick M, Slutzky MW. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2014 Aug;2014:6790-3. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2014.6945187. PMID: 25571555

Brain-machine interfaces in neurorehabilitation of stroke. Soekadar SR, Birbaumer N, Slutzky MW, Cohen LG. Neurobiol Dis. 2014 Dec 7. pii: S0969-9961(14)00371-4. doi: 10.1016/j.nbd.2014.11.025. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 25489973

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Marc W Slutzky, MD, PhD

Marc W Slutzky, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor in Neurology - Ken and Ruth Davee Department and Physiology

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