Research Studies

Cardiovascular

Endocrine

Gastrointestinal

Molecular Musculoskeletal

Neurorehabilitation

Physical Activity

Pulmonary

Thermoregulation Research

 

Cardiovascular


Endocrine

Gastrointestinal

Molecular Musculoskeletal

Role of Numb in muscle homeostais and repair

Ryanodine receptor dysfunction as a target to improve function after SCI

Roles of connexin hemichannels in muscle atrophy and mitochondrial dysfunction after SCI

Influence of age at the time of SCI on function: studies in spinal cord transected mice.

Effects of exoskeletal-assisted walking or FES-induced resistance training on skeletal muscle

Potential benefits of Androgens combined with FES on gains in muscle function: studies in an animal model.

Beneficial actions of a sclerostin inhibitory antibody on osteoporosis in a rate model of SCI.

Nanomedicine approaches to reduce toxicity and improve functional gains achieve with high dose methylprednisolone

Bone sparing effects of PTH analogs in animal models of SCI

Roles for PKA activation in post-SCI bone loss

Characterization of novel bone anabolic agents derived from PTH


Neurorehabilitation

Paired Stimulation to Increase Cortical Transmission to Hand Muscles: Pilot Study
clinicaltrials.gov NCT02469675

A Hebbian Approach to Regaining Control of Spared Circuits After Spinal Cord Injury
clinicaltrials.gov NCT01740128

Seated Balance Testing in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury


Physical Activity

Non-Ambulatory SCI Walk Using a Robotic Exoskeleton: Effect on Bone and Muscle

A Randomized, Crossover Clinical Trial of Exoskeletal-assisted Walking to Improve Mobility, Bowel Function and Cardio-Metabolic Profiles in Persons With SCI

CSP #2003, "Exoskeleton Assisted-Walking in Persons With SCI: Impact on Quality of Life"

  • Testosterone Replacement Therapy in Combination with Electrical Stimulation and Standing: Effect on Muscle and Bone in Spinal Cord Injured Male


Pulmonary

  • Cardiovascular Responses to Sleep Apnea in Persons with Tetraplegia

    Comparison of GERD and the Effects of Anti-Reflux Therapy on Pulmonary Function between Able-Bodied and SCI Individuals

    The Effects of an Oral Beta-2 Agonist on Respiratory Muscle Strength in SCI

  • A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial to Determine the Effects and Duration of Action of Tiotropium Bromide on Pulmonary Function in Persons with SCI


Thermoregulation Research

Core Temperature During Heat Exposure in Persons with Tetraplegia (active, but no longer recruiting)

Thermal Comfort and its Effects on Routine Daily Activities in Persons with SCI (active, but no longer recruiting)

Thermoregulation and Cognition during Cool Ambient Exposure in Tetraplegia

Effect of Heat Exposure on Cognition in Persons with Tetraplegia

Postprandial Thermogenesis in Persons with SCI

Thermal Comfort and its Effects on Routine Daily Activities in Persons with SCI During Seasonal Hot Temperatures