The mission of the Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science (CBERS) is to conduct basic and applied research in Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Engineering aimed at the solution of significant problems that limit the health and well-being of individuals. Our mission also includes providing rehabilitation services to individuals with disabilities throughout the State of Louisiana. We accomplish this mission by providing a research environment that encourages interdisciplinary and inter-institutional research. Our vision is to successfully transfer new medical device and applied biotechnology to industry via the generation of intellectual property and by doing so, stimulate the economic development of the State of Louisiana. To accomplish this vision we partner with industry, government and other academic institutions.