W81XWH-15-1-0548 (Gates, PI) 10/01/2015 – 09/31/2017
Department of Defense, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP)
Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Program (OPORP)
“Determining the potential benefit of powered prostheses”
The goal of the project is to determine the impact of powered prosthetic devices on people with transtibial amputation on compensatory muscle activity during walking, onset of muscle fatigue during an extended bout of walking, and overall physical activity level, integration in the communities, and quality of life.
Total Award Amount: $499,194
NSF1536188 (Gates, Remy, co-PIs) 09/01/2015 – 08/31/2018
NSF CMMI / GARDE
“Optimizing the Controllers of Powered Prostheses with the Human Body in the Loop”
The goal of the project is to improve the performance and benefits of powered prosthetic devices by enabling an automated subject-specific adaptation of controller parameters.
Total Award Amount: $358,000
N66001-16-1-4006 (Chestek, Cederna co-PIs) 01/04/2016 – 01/03/2018 Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) “Providing intuitive prosthetic movement and sensation using residual nerve endings to neurotize regenerative muscle grafts” The goal of this project is to surgically connect pieces of muscle to free nerve endings in an amputated limb and use this signal to control a prosthetic arm. As part of this project, we will perform a stakeholder analysis to determine patient interest in surgical options. Role: PI of subaward Total Award Amount: $615,602
Transforming Learning for the Third Century (TLTC) (Co-Is: Kuo, Gillespie, Chestek, Gates) 03/01/2015 – 08/31/2016
Department of Veterans Affairs
“Home Study of an Advanced Upper Limb Prosthesis Project Modification”
This supplemental funding supports a new aim is to describe normative active range of motion during everyday tasks, and then describe movement patterns utilized by subjects using both their conventional prostheses and the DEKA Arm.
UL1TR00043 (MICHR) 06/01/2014 – 06/01/2016
CompletedK12HD073945 (Gates, Mentored Grant, Dewald, PI) 10/01/2013 – 10/01/2015
NIH/NICHD Career Development in Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences
Total Amount: $266,120
Office of the Vice President of Research (co-PI: Gates, Chestek) 09/01/2013 – 09/01/2014