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The Cutting Edge - Cutting Edge Fall 2012

Cutting Edge Fall 2012

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Aided by biomedical engineer Robert Armiger, Johnny Matheny practices tactile motions with his advanced prosthetic arm.
A Quest for an Arm Turns Wondrous
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Aided by biomedical engineer Robert Armiger, Johnny Matheny practices tactile motions with his advanced prosthetic arm.

Articles in this Issue

Cover

  • After losing his arm to cancer in 2008, Johnny Matheny set out on a quest for the finest prosthetic arm, and wound up at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he turned out to be an excellent candidate for a technique known as targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR).  
  • With Targeted Muscle Reinnervation, Technology + Persistence = Success

Perspectives

  • With the Supreme Court's recent decision upholding the Affordable Care Act, there's no shortage of opinions about the fate of health care and where we go from here.

Teams at Work: Melanoma Program

Changing Lives Through Research

On the Job

  • Jackie Martin, Johns Hopkins Hospital Director of Perioperative Services, discusses his anesthesiology background and new position leading perioperative services.

Those Who Give

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