Dr. Vitale has received the Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation Engineering Career Development Award (IREK12). This award will support her on wearable EMG sensors to study fundamental mechanisms involved in neuromuscular disorders and support targeted rehabilitation strategies.
The Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation Engineering Research Career Development Program (IREK12) in Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences (MRS) recruits and trains scholars with engineering and other quantitative backgrounds to become successful rehabilitation scientists in basic, translational and/or clinical research.
To read more about the program: https://irek12.org
To learn more about the Vitale Lab: https://vitalelab.med.upenn.edu/