Advancing wearable technology for healthcare

Impact Asimina Kiourti secondary 1Ohio State University’s Asimina Kiourti believes wearable technology can become a vital and seamless part of diagnostic health tools that provide major health benefits, improving and prolonging lives.

Kiourti, an associate professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, has worked with researchers from the Wexner Medical Center, the College of Nursing and the College of Veterinary Medicine to explore avenues to improve lives and health outcomes through innovative technology.

Her wide array of projects includes wearable clothing to monitor the motion of the body, wireless implants for Parkinson’s disease and epilepsy patients, heart monitors to measure cognitive workload in young concussion sufferers and games for children with severe disabilities.

For the full story, see the November 2022 edition of Smart Textiles & Wearables.


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