Welcome to F. R. Carrick Research Institute for Clinical Ergonomics, Rehabilitation, and Applied Neurosciences (CERAN)

PayPal Donation

Register for the 2014 conference!

F.R. Carrick Research Institute for Clinical Ergonomics, Rehabilitation, and Applied Neurosciences (CERAN)

is a global collective of world-class scientists in Biomedical/Rehabilitation Engineering, Neuroscience, Neuropsychology, Ergonomics, and in Physical/Occupational Therapy.

Fellows have produced translational research in fundamental biomedical technologies. Applications in Autism & Developmental Disorders,

Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, PTSD, coma & consciousness, sensation/perception, and in locomotion are ongoing at labs in NY, Cuba, & Israel.

Projects - Predoctoral:

Neteis Gilbert, MSc - Neuropsychological Implications of Cognitive Functioning in Psychopathic Offenders

James Gilchriest, MSc - Optimization Performance of Visual Search Tasks as a Quantitative Measurement of Cognitive Efficiency

Neteis Gilbert, MSc - Neuropsychological Implications of Cognitive Functioning in Psychopathic Offenders

James Gilchriest, MSc - Optimization Performance of Visual Search Tasks as a Quantitative Measurement of Cognitive Efficiency

Research Units

Biomedical Engineering Group
this group has addressed applications areas such as: Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Functional Magnetic

Resonance Imaging fMRI as well as developments in the treatment of decubitus ulcer by sitting, orthotics and prosthetics, wheelchairs, and assistive aids all towards providing less restrictive environments for those in need of rehabilitation.

Neurocybernetics Group
Developments have included computer models of nervous system function and dysfunction employing applications of

theoretical physics, artificial neural networks, linear and non-linear models, bifurcation theory, and chaos theory as vehicles for simulating nervous system function and dysfunction. Additionally, analyses of applications of combinatorics, recurrence relations, and the establishment of asymptotic distributions are studied in relation to biomedical and rehabilitation systems.