Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Mark Scott

8 POSTS

Sensor bracelet designed to give back control to hand-impaired

People who lack the ability to use their hands from conditions like motor neurone disease and cerebral palsy may one day be able to play video games that require a handheld controller through the use of customisable, wearable 3D printed bracelets.

Can music slow the onset of neurodegenerative disease?

A new collaboration between the University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre and the Sydney Conservatorium of Music (SCM) is designing a musical intervention to help those at risk of cognitive decline.

University of Sydney welcomes students back to campus

After months of online learning during the pandemic, the University of Sydney celebrated the return of students during Welcome Week (February 14-18).

Meat eating link to inflammation, worse gut health and MS

Eating more meat, having less of a carbohydrate-digesting bacteria in the gut and more pro-inflammatory immune cells in the blood, all link with multiple sclerosis (MS), an international team has found.

Promising results for University of Sydney bionic eye

A bionic eye being developed by a team of biomedical researchers at the University of Sydney and UNSW has shown to be safe and stable for long-term implantation in a three-month study, paving the way towards human trials.

The bionic eye that could help blind people navigate the world

For people with impaired eyesight or no sight at all, the world is an enormous obstacle course. Professor Gregg Suaning is pushing vision capture and nerve stimulation technologies beyond their limits to help clear a path.

Mental health modelling recognised globally

The University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre (BMC) is warning that without concerted and effective action, the disruption caused by Covid-19 will cast a “long shadow” on mental health.

Start-up raises $784,000 for baby resuscitation system

A University of Sydney and Westmead Hospital start-up has raised almost $800,000 in a recent investment round for a paediatric medical device designed to safely resuscitate babies who struggle to begin breathing after birth.