Assoc. Prof Sylvia Gustin, 2017 Al & Val Rosenstrauss Fellowship recipient, has received $2.5 million from NSW Health for her RESTORE project, which aims to use virtual reality to help individuals with complete spinal cord injury regain a sense of touch and feeling throughout their body.
The funding is part of $6.4 million awarded to researchers at UNSW and Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) to provide better treatments for people with spinal cord injuries.
To find out more about Assoc. Prof Gustin’s project and others funded under this award, see UNSW’s announcement.