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Inaugural UH-TMHRI Graduate Scholar Selected

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Esmeralda Fisher
Kevin Nathan

The first recipient of the joint University of Houston/The Methodist Hospital Research Institute (TMHRI) Graduate Fellowship in Clinical Translation has been selected.

Kevin Nathan (MSEE), a researcher in the UH department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, will work with professor Jose Contreras-Vidal of UH and Robert Grossman, M.D. of TMHRI on a project titled A Noninvasive Brain-Machine Interface to a Lower-Body Robotic Exoskeleton for Restoration of Gait.

This unique fellowship is designed for Ph.D. students who want to pursue a degree in engineering and biomedical research. The awardees of this fellowship will be enrolled in any Ph.D. program in the Cullen College of Engineering and will be co-mentored by a UH and TMHRI faculty member. The student will have opportunities to work in UH and TMHRI laboratories for the duration of their co-mentored project.

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