History & Mission

A Commitment to Research and Innovation

Founded in 1985, the De Luca Foundation (DLF) is a private charitable organization. DLF dedicates its financial resources to serving the Biomechanics Research Community through R&D grants, travel grants, public education, and workshops to:

  • Raise awareness of innovative methodologies for understanding human motor control
  • Fostering innovative work
  • Educating students and young researchers
  • Funding research ideas to study neuromuscular diseases

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DLF is governed by its Board of Advisors and supported by a team of dedicated researchers, including a distinguished Scientific Advisory Committee, to ensure the long-term sustainability of the organization.