Insight Health: “It’s like pace-making for the brain.”

Submitted on Tuesday, 15/06/2021

Insight PI Madeleine Lowery, is a Professor in UCD’s School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Her research is focused on using engineering methods to understand the human nervous system as it relates to movement, in health and disease, and to design therapies and technologies to improve impaired motor function. She leads an interdisciplinary research team in the area of Neuromuscular Systems and Neural Engineering. Her research interests include electromyography, bioelectromagnetics, myoelectric control of artificial limbs, electrical stimulation, deep brain stimulation and neural control of movement.

In this interview conducted for The Insight Podcast, she discusses her work at the frontier of the fight against Parkinson’s and Huntington’s Diseases.