New Review Board Members for the 2020-21 Edition of the Delsys Prize

The winner of the Delsys Prize is selected by a 5-member rotating Review Board consisting of experts from scientific, engineering, and medical disciplines. For the 2020-21 edition of the Delsys Prize, we are pleased to welcome to our Review Board Dr. Jean-Benoit Morin, Full Professor at the University of Saint-Etienne (France), and a member of the Interuniversity Laboratory of […]

Dr. Tom Buurke Wins the 2021 Carlo De Luca Emerging Scientist Award

On behalf of ISB, we have the great pleasure to announce that the winner of the 2021 Carlo De Luca Emerging Scientist Award sponsored by the De Luca Foundation is Dr. Tom Buurke, KU Leuven, Belgium, for his work titled “Predictive simulations of hemiparetic gait to explore the effects of muscle weakness on walking asymmetry and energetics”. […]

De Luca Foundation Announces Sponsorship of 4-Month Co-Op Position

The De Luca Foundation is pleased to announce their sponsorship of a 4-month Co-Op position, beginning May 2021 and subsequently operating on a rolling basis.  Selected candidates will have the opportunity to work with leading scientists and engineers of the movement sciences field at Altec Inc. The position will immerse research-minded engineering students into an active, […]

Final 3 Winners of Mobile Equipment Donation Initiative to Receive Avanti Mobile Systems (Round 5)

The De Luca Foundation is pleased to announce Dr. Charalambos Charalambous (University of Nicosia Medical School, Cyprus), Dr. Francois Hug (University of Nantes, France), and Dr. Ganesh Bapat (Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani, India) as the final recipients of Mobile EMG equipment, as part of our 2020 Mobile Equipment Donation Initiative. Dr. Charalambous will be receiving a 2-Sensor Trigno Avanti […]

2020 Year in Review

2020 was a year unlike any other.  Due to the global health pandemic caused by COVID-19, people and organizations around the world had to adapt to an ever-changing landscape of shutdowns and health guidelines, while attempting to maintain “normal” operations. Recognizing this, the De Luca Foundation had to be flexible in its own respect – […]

2 New Winners of Mobile Equipment Donation Initiative to Receive Avanti Mobile Systems (Round 4)

The De Luca Foundation is pleased to announce Ms. Elissa Embrechts (University of Antwerp, Belgium) and Dr. Pablo Iturralde (Universidad Catolica del Uruguay, Uruguay) as the latest recipients of Mobile EMG equipment, as part of our ongoing Equipment Donation Initiative. Ms. Embrechts will be receiving a 2-Sensor Trigno Avanti Mobile System, for investigating the relationship between spatial neglect and motor […]

Happy 100th Birthday to Giuseppina De Luca

The De Luca Foundation, Delsys, Inc. and Altec, Inc. join the families in Canada and Italy in expressing sincere gratitude to Ms. Giuseppina De Luca in shaping the life and the legacy of her cherished son Professor Carlo J. De Luca (Boston, MA).  We are indebted to her sacrifices that have laid the foundations of our success today, and […]

Prof. Karl Zelik: Inspiring Bioscience Entrepreneur

On the eve of the anniversary of Prof. Carlo De Luca’s passing, Delsys and the De Luca Foundation are proud to recognize the academic and entrepreneurial accomplishments of Prof. Karl Zelik. Like Prof. De Luca, Prof. Zelik represents a rare breed of movement scientist cum entrepreneur, whose work features in prestigious scientific and business journals […]