Akhtar Wins NIH NRSA Fellowship among other Awards


Aadeel Akhtar recently was awarded a 5-year NIH F30 MD/PhD NRSA Fellowship for his proposal entitled "Mechanisms for enabling closed-loop upper limb sensorimotor prosthetic control." He was also awarded the Susan La Flesche Picotte, MD Health Equity Pioneer Award from the University of Illinois College of Medicine Urban Health Program for his work on highly-advanced low-cost prosthetic hands for the entire world. This award recognizes the achievements of outstanding individuals who have dedicated their lives to improving the health of vulnerable populations. Aadeel was also named one of the university's Chancellor's Public Engagement Fellows. Congratulations Aadeel!