Fostering Research and Innovation in Electromyography and Human Movement Sciences

Delsys Prize

15th Annual Delsys Prize Promoting Innovation in Electromyography


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Founded in 1985, The De Luca Foundation (DLF) is a private charitable organization. DLF dedicates its financial resources to serving the Biomechanics Research Community through R&D grants, travel grants, public education, and workshops to:

  • Raise awareness of innovative methodologies for understanding human motor control,
  • Fostering innovative work,
  • Educating students and young researchers, and 
  • Funding research ideas to study and cure neuromuscular diseases. 
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DLF mourns the loss of Prof. Carlo J. De Luca who passed away on July 20, 2016.

Prof. De Luca was far-sighted and a consummate thinker who pushed the boundaries of motor control and science, championing research that led to some of the greatest innovations of our time - a system that reveals the neural control of force and movement by assessing the firing behavior of motor units during muscle contractions.

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What We Do

The Foundation supports researchers around the world through various mechanisms with the goal of fostering a path of innovation and breakthroughs in Electromyography and Human Movement Sciences.

News & Events

The initiative, organized by Dr. Paola Contessa, Dr. Joseph Hamill, Dr. Irene Davis, and Dr. Brian Noehren and the ISB Working Group in Motor... Read More
The De Luca Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of our 2nd annual Student Travel Grant campaign. In this second year of the Student... Read More
De Luca Foundation Reaffirms the Support for Science and Fellow Scientists On Saturday April 22, our customers, colleagues and research... Read More

There are many ways in which you can take action and help us advance research and innovation in Motor Control and Human Movement Sciences.

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