He lost his arm in an accident. A new surgery and a bionic prosthetic are giving him back unprecedented control.
The fact that Burkhard can move any fingers is practically a miracle. The hand he…
Five years ago, Gillian Reny was one of the many injured by the Boston Marathon bombings. The doctors at Brigham and Women’s Hospital saved her life, and her injured legs.
Her family, in turn, created The Stepping Strong Center at Brigham and Women’s, which supports research for innovative trauma care. They have awarded 20 grants totaling about $2 million in research since it was founded in 2014, and that research has already impacted several lives.