Increasing the Visibility of Black Scientists

Increasing the Visibility of Black Scientists

Kayla Seymore wants to help other Black scientists increase their visibility and numbers in research, labs and other STEM careers where they have been traditionally underrepresented. Seymore, a doctoral student in the UD BIOMS program, is a co-founder of the Black...
National Biomechanics Day 2021

National Biomechanics Day 2021

National Biomechanics Day may have been virtual this year, but high school students still had the chance to see how research is an important part of biomechanics study that can lead to improvements in healthcare. Read more about the event this year in the...
Helping Children Move More Freely

Helping Children Move More Freely

Ahad Behboodi, who graduated from the BIOMS program in 2019 and is a former postdoctoral fellow with UD’s Horn Entrepreneurship program, is leading work to commercialize a promising robotic ankle brace for children with cerebral palsy as a postdoctoral researcher with...
GoBabyGo! Car Gives Gift of Accessibility

GoBabyGo! Car Gives Gift of Accessibility

A South Dakota publication reported on a project in which college students there adapted a ride-on electric car for a child using the concepts of the GoBabyGo! program, founded at the University of Delaware by Dr. Cole Galloway. A chapter of Go Baby Go! is being...
Advancing Recovery After a Stroke

Advancing Recovery After a Stroke

Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke, and it often leads to long-term disability. UD Professor Jennifer Semrau is delving deeper into a sense called proprioception that is critical to our movement, but is often damaged after a stroke. She is...
Beat Stress and Parkinson’s Disease with Exercise

Beat Stress and Parkinson’s Disease with Exercise

In healthy cells, there is a balance between the production of free radicals called reactive oxygen species (ROS) and the antioxidants that neutralize them. Oxidative stress occurs when there is an increase in the number of ROS compared to antioxidants. Psychological...