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ROBODOC Hip/Knee Replacement Surgical Robot prototype donated

November 21, 2016

A 1989 prototype of ROBODOC, to which Russell Taylor and Peter Kazanzides developed at IBM Research with UC Davis prior to joining LCSR at Johns Hopkins University, has been donated to the Smithsonian: “The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History today acquired a 1989 prototype of ROBODOC, a groundbreaking orthopedic surgical device created for hip and […]

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Under the Depths: Dynamical Systems and Control Laboratory

November 18, 2016

By Rachel Hegeman   Hidden in the depths of the basement of Krieger hall on Homewood campus, there is a large room containing a 50,000 gallon tank of water. You may ask, what lurks there in the deep? Could it be sharks? The kraken? You would be wrong on both accounts. It is a machine […]

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Johns Hopkins Orthpaedics T-32 training grant partners CAMP group in collaboration with Johns Hopkins Orthopaedic Surgery here at LCSR

September 20, 2016

“The Johns Hopkins Orthopaedics T-32 training grant is an NIH funded research fellowship aimed at collaborative team science. The grant funds one orthopaedic surgery resident and two postdoctoral basic science or engineering postdoctoral fellows each year. We are proud to announce that this year, the grant has brought together Johns Hopkins Orthopaedic Surgery (Greg Osgood […]

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Johns Hopkins Scientist Programs Robot for “Soft Tissue” Surgery

May 6, 2016

Project aims to improve results for patients, expand availability of surgery   Not even the surest surgeon’s hand is quite as steady and consistent as a robotic arm built of metal and plastic, programmed to perform the same motions over and over. So could it handle the slippery stuff of soft tissues during a surgery? […]

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CAMP’s article featured by IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging

December 21, 2015

CAMP’s joint effort on the first SPECT imaging using a miniaturized drop-in gamma detector and the da Vinci surgical system has not just been accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, but is one of the currently featured articles. Find the announcement and access to the paper here. Special thanks to the authors Bernhard […]

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LCSR Director Russell H. Taylor awarded the 2015 Honda Prize

November 23, 2015

Russell H. Taylor, a Johns Hopkins professor who is widely hailed as the father of medical robotics, has been selected to receive the 2015 Honda Prize. The selection was announced Sept. 28 and awarded on Nov. 17  by the Honda Foundation, which initiated this honor in 1980 as Japan’s first international science and technology award. […]

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New Graduates From LCSR

October 27, 2015

Alican Demir recently graduated from LCSR and is currently a Senior Mechanical Engineer working in product design, development, and testing at ClearGuide Medical. His thesis was titled “Bio-Inspired Antennal Tactile Sensing”. Ryan Murphy, a Senior Professional Staff member at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, also graduated from LCSR. His thesis was titled, “Analysis and […]

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Other Recent LCSR News

October 27, 2015

Nassir Navab was awarded the 10- Year Lasting Impact Award at the 14th IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR 2015) held in October in Fukuoka, Japan. His valuable contributions to the field of Medical Augmented Reality led to this award. Nassir Navab directs the Computer Aided Medical Procedures laboratory in LCSR and […]

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