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SMU robotic arm is helping Beaumont boy make a remarkable recovery after polio-like condition

DALLAS (SMU) – A robotic arm built by mechanical engineering professor Edmond Richer at SMU’s Lyle School of Engineering is delivering a stronger future for young Braden Scott, helping re-create connections between his brain and muscles.

Braden was 5 years old when he came down with acute flaccid myelitis, a rare condition that affects the nervous system.

Watch KXAS-NBC 5’s story to learn more.

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