Local VA Researcher Honored for Prosthetic Work with “Star Wars” Touch

Paul Marasco, a principal investigator for the Advanced Platform Technology (APT) Center of Excellence at the Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, is one of 105 researchers who will be receiving the 2016 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers in May. His center is studying use of neural-machine-interfaces to provide touch and movement sensations to prosthetic limbs.