Providing Support
& Expert Consultation

The Center for the Translation of Rehabilitation Engineering Advances and Technology (TREAT) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Medical Rehabilitation Research Infrastructure Network (MRRIN). Funding is provided by the National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NCMRR) in the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD) through awards R24HD065703 and P2CHD086841.

TREAT is a collaborative consortium that provides education, expert consultation, and direct assistance to accelerate commercialization of rehabilitation and assistive technologies.

TREAT has the following missions

Technology Commercialization

To provide research translation and commercialization expertise and education for rehabilitation researchers and bioengineers with product solutions for rehabilitation technology.

Comparative Effectiveness Trials

To enable and encourage comparative effectiveness trials for rehabilitation technologies considered ready for clinical evaluation and use.