|02 Apr 2012|
Daria Tsoupikova, Associate Professor of New Media Arts
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and her collaborators at the UIC Electronic Visualization Laboratory and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) have developed a virtual reality environment to aid the recovery of stroke patients.
Advances in stroke therapy are rapidly evolving with virtual reality techniques. Tsoupikova, along with Derek Kamper, the principal investigator, Dr. Nikolay Stoykov, a biomedical engineer, Randy Vick, an art therapist, Yu Li, an art research assistant and a group of occupational therapists and engineers from the RIC Hand Rehabilitation Laboratory, collaborated to develop a virtual reality environment to assist stroke patients with hand rehabilitation.