New Research Center

March 2005
PN;Mar2005, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p66
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This article reports that the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh has received a five-year, $4.25-million grant from the federal government's National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research to establish the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (RERC) on Telerehabilitation. RERC projects aim to help people with disabilities by providing an interface with experts at leading rehabilitation programs like those at the University of Pittsburgh.


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