Medical Robotics

  • Vanderbilt University

    Hand-held robot points to less invasive prostate surgery

    Robert Webster III, the Richard A. Schroeder Professor of Mechanical Engineering (left) and Dr. Duke Herrell, a urologic surgeon at VUMC, aim to make prostate surgery less invasive with a small endoscopic robotic system (Photo courtesy VUMC) Vanderbilt collaborators focused on minimally invasive prostate surgery are developing an endoscopic robotic… Read More

    Jul. 18, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    Webster named Richard A. Schroeder Chair in Mechanical Engineering

    Robert Webster III, the Richard A. Schroeder Professor of Mechanical Engineering (left) and Dr. Duke Herrell, a urologic surgeon at VUMC, aim to make prostate surgery less invasive with a small endoscopic robotic system (Photo courtesy VUMC) Vanderbilt collaborators focused on minimally invasive prostate surgery are developing an endoscopic robotic… Read More

    Feb. 28, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    VISE hosts annual symposium Dec. 12 as new space opens for collaboration

    Robert Webster III, the Richard A. Schroeder Professor of Mechanical Engineering (left) and Dr. Duke Herrell, a urologic surgeon at VUMC, aim to make prostate surgery less invasive with a small endoscopic robotic system (Photo courtesy VUMC) Vanderbilt collaborators focused on minimally invasive prostate surgery are developing an endoscopic robotic… Read More

    Dec. 4, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    VISE team wins $1.4 million NIH grant to reboot robotic surgery system

    Robert Webster III, the Richard A. Schroeder Professor of Mechanical Engineering (left) and Dr. Duke Herrell, a urologic surgeon at VUMC, aim to make prostate surgery less invasive with a small endoscopic robotic system (Photo courtesy VUMC) Vanderbilt collaborators focused on minimally invasive prostate surgery are developing an endoscopic robotic… Read More

    Oct. 17, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Two ME undergrads from same lab named Goldwater Scholars

    Robert Webster III, the Richard A. Schroeder Professor of Mechanical Engineering (left) and Dr. Duke Herrell, a urologic surgeon at VUMC, aim to make prostate surgery less invasive with a small endoscopic robotic system (Photo courtesy VUMC) Vanderbilt collaborators focused on minimally invasive prostate surgery are developing an endoscopic robotic… Read More

    Apr. 11, 2017

  • Robot uses steerable needles to treat brain clots

    Robot uses steerable needles to treat brain clots

    Professor Robert Webster and his team have developed a new image-guided surgical system that uses steerable needles to essentially suck out clots. Watch a video demo of the system in action and read the full story. Read More

    Aug. 8, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Medical robotics expert to discuss pediatric surgery advances

    Robert Webster III, the Richard A. Schroeder Professor of Mechanical Engineering (left) and Dr. Duke Herrell, a urologic surgeon at VUMC, aim to make prostate surgery less invasive with a small endoscopic robotic system (Photo courtesy VUMC) Vanderbilt collaborators focused on minimally invasive prostate surgery are developing an endoscopic robotic… Read More

    Jan. 14, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    VU a leader in creating next generation of robots

    Robert Webster III, the Richard A. Schroeder Professor of Mechanical Engineering (left) and Dr. Duke Herrell, a urologic surgeon at VUMC, aim to make prostate surgery less invasive with a small endoscopic robotic system (Photo courtesy VUMC) Vanderbilt collaborators focused on minimally invasive prostate surgery are developing an endoscopic robotic… Read More

    Aug. 12, 2010