His music teacher, Eric Sanders, was intrigued with what Jason had accomplished and showed him a music video of some work done by an engineer named Gil Weinberg from the Georgia Tech Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines.
Hugh Herr, Aimee Mullins and Hans Georg Näder Speakers discuss new advancements in genetics, regenerative medicine, and biomechatronics that promise to transcend human limitations and end disability as we know it; from optogenetic interfaces with the human nervous system to synthetic appendages that move and feel like biological counterparts. Share
Statement by Hugh Herr on being bestowed with the 2016 Princess of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research
Aimee Mullins, double amputee and record-breaking athlete, shares how she learned to look at her prosthetics in a new light.
Giuseppina “Giusy” Versace (born 20 May 1977) is an Italian Paralympic athlete who competes in sprinting events in international level events and a television presenter and member of the Senate for the Action party.
In 2007, she had a voluntary below-the-knee leg amputation to improve her mobility and safeguard her future health. She had made the decision at the age of 15, however it took her five years to convince a surgeon to go through with the procedure. Her physicality has become known for challenging the modern perception of altered beauty, and has acted as an advocate for changing public views on the use of augmented body parts.
Greg Gadson was handpicked by Gary Sinise in 2015 to serve as an ambassador of the Foundation. Army veteran and DAV Ambassador Greg Gadson discusses how art and literature can help Americans understand the human side of war.
Kyle Maynard. “No Excuses”: The True Story of a Congenital Amputee Who Became a Champion in Wrestling And in Life.
Mr Demetre said walking was “between five and seven times harder” for his daughter, “but you’d never know”. He said there was no opportunity to practise her catwalk before the show, but Daisy was unshaken. “She came out and posed really well, she just nailed it,” he said.
He got a huge opportunity when he was cast in the TV series Step Up: High Water, an offshoot of the Step Up film franchise. Though the series lasted for only two seasons, it helped introduce Eric to a wide audience, which ultimately opened more doors for him. As a result, Eric was able to keep the ball rolling. At present, he is probably best known for his roles in shows like Locke & Key and the reboot of Queer as Folk. Eric is a natural star, and it’s safe to say that he is going to be a fixture on our screens for many years to come.
Daniella Margarita Álvarez Vásquez (Barranquilla, 24 de mayo de 1988) es una ex reina de belleza, presentadora y modelo colombiana.
Su vida no volvió a ser la misma y tuvo un giro inesperado en junio de 2020, debido a que perdió la parte inferior de su pierna izquierda, producto de una complicación médica.
Eric Graise, un hombre seguro de sí mismo. Nunca dejó que su discapacidad le quitara de su pasión y su sueño. Ha dado esperanza e inspiración a otras personas discapacitadas para que nunca abandonen sus sueños.
Una prótesis ortopédica de mano pretende hacer la sustitución artificial del miembro faltante en el cuerpo. Su ideal es de cumplir casi la misma función que un miembro superior natural.
La intención es que las prótesis de mano pueda sustituir las funciones básicas e incluso las más relevantes del miembro faltante como abrir y cerrar la mano. También debería emular el aspecto natural del paciente.
Llevaba tres años bailando cuando le diagnosticaron el cáncer en la rodilla, perdió la parte inferior de la pierna por encima de la rodilla, pero no su voluntad de continuar con su pasión: bailar.