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Holden, John (cc/rmd)
10-30-2000, 01:12 AM
Announcement: NCMRR Symposium January 4-5, 2001

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"Medical Rehab on the Move: Spotlight on Bioengineering"

Natcher Conference Center, Natcher Building
National Institutes of Health
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland USA
January 4-5, 2001

This medical rehabilitation meeting will address the current status and future directions in medical rehabilitation engineering sciences and technology related to mobility to benefit persons with disabilities. It is being organized by the National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NCMRR).

Key topics include:

* Mobility Disorders
* Efferent Signals & Sensory Feedback
* Movement Generation and Control
* Motion & Balance: Modeling and Simulation
* Prosthetics and Assistive Technologies

Who should attend:

This conference will bring together specialists in physical medicine & rehabilitation, orthopaedic surgery, neurosurgery, physical & occupational therapy, bioengineering, biomaterials, information systems, and other related disciplines, as well as representatives from the consumer, general public, legal, ethical, and industrial communities. There is no registration fee for the symposium.

Registration/Information: http://www.nichd.nih.gov/about/ncmrr/symposium0101.htm or call 301-402-2242.

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