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 

We can be followed on Twitter at the handle: @SlutzkyLab

News

Northwestern Researchers use Video Game to help Stroke Victims

"Unlocking the secret of how the brain encodes speech​," Science Daily, Sept 26, 2018. 

"This video game helps stroke victims regain movement​," New York Post, March 20, 2019

"Scientists are using a video game to help stroke victims regain movement​," MSN, March 20, 2019

 

Selected Publications

Myoelectric computer interface training for reducing co-activation and enhancing arm movement in chronic stroke survivors: a randomized trial. Mugler, E.M., Tomic, G., Singh, A., Hameed, S., Lindberg, E.W., Gaide, J., Alqadi, M., Robinson, E., Dalzotto, K., Limoli, C., Lee, J., and Slutzky, M.W.  Neurorehabilitation Neural Repair 2019.

Differential representation of articulatory gestures and phonemes in precentral and inferior frontal gyri. Mugler, E.M., Tate, M.C., Livescu, K., Templer, J.W., Goldrick, M., and Slutzky, M.W. Journal of Neuroscience 2018.

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Marc W Slutzky, MD, PhD

Marc W Slutzky, MD, PhD

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

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