RoboHub researcher awarded $100,000 to develop predictive tools for spinal surgery

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Professor Stewart McLachlinProfessor Stewart McLachlin, a professor of mechanical and mechatronics engineering and a member of the RoboHub's extended research team, has been awarded a one-year grant of $100,000 from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for research on predictive tools to improve outcomes in invasive spine surgery.

McLachlin is the principal investigator of the Orthopaedic Mechatronics (ORTHOtron) Laboratory at Waterloo, where he heads a team working to improve an existing computational model to more accurately predict vertebral bone failure following reconstructive spine surgery.

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