MassDevice Q&A: Grant McGimpsey

September 14, 2009 by Brian Johnson

The director of Worcester Polytechnic Institute's Bioengineering Institute on the late Sen. Ted Kennedy's impact on prosthetics research, the challenges facing the development of artificial arms and the institute's upcoming Neuroprosthetics 2009 symposium.

The late Sen. Edward Kennedy's impact on both the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the country will live on in the policies he helped shape and push through Congress.

But another, lesser-known contribution from the youngest Kennedy brother to the field of prosthetics research will be on full display at Worcester Polytechnic Institute Sept. 16, when WPI hosts Neuroprosthetics 2009, its first symposium, at the Center for Neuroprosthetics.

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