Browsing: Robotics


Pet therapy without the pet

Oncologists at UC Irvine Medical Center study whether an interactive therapy robot can benefit women receiving chemotherapy.

Alumni David Reinkensmeyer with Robert Sanchez

Can robots take over rehab?

Machines that help people regain use of their arms and legs are no longer the stuff of science fiction. At UCI, professor David Reinkensmeyer develops devices designed to restore movement to damaged limbs.


Like father, like son

Doctor whose dad was the AMA’s first black president is also a trailblazer – in gynecologic surgery.

Alumni Thomas E. Ahlering and Michael K. Louie

Expanding the role of robots

SpineAssist system adds to UC Irvine firsts in the operating room. Surgeons continue to find innovative uses for the technology, including thyroid, lung and colorectal procedures.