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Monique Lorson, Research Associate Professor

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology
University of Missouri-Columbia
Therapeutic Delivery of E1-ASO into a large animal model of Spinal Muscular Atrophy
2015: 2 years, 245,948

 

Matthew MacEwan, Assistant Professor

Department of Neurosurgery
Washington University
Restoring Motor Activation Following Spinal Cord Injury Utilizing Regenerative Sieve Electrodes
2015: 2 years, $250,000

 

Zezong Gu, Associate Professor

Department of Anatomy and Pathology
University of Missouri-Columbia
Unveiling the therapeutic mechanism(s) of H. Procumbens (Devil’s Claw) for chronic pain associated with spinal cord injury
2015: 2 years, $250,000

 

Scott Sell, Assistant Professor

Department of Biomedical Engineering
St. Louis University
The use of platelet-rich plasma derived scaffolds to treat chronic pressure ulcers
2015: 2 years, $219,000

 

Martin Katz, Professor

Department of Ophthalmology
University of Missouri-Columbia
Disease Mechanisms in a Canine Model of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
2014: 2 years, $215,886

 

Joseph Klaesner, Research Associate Professor

Department of Physical Therapy
Washington University
Application of the WMS for Advanced Physical Training and Endurance Testing of Manual Wheelchair Users
2014: 2 years, $82,521

 

Timothy Miller, Associate Professor

Department of Neurology
Washington University
Comprehensive miRNA analysis of specific cell types in Spinal Cord
2014: 2 years, $250,000

 

Gary Weisman, Professor

Department of Biochemistry
University of Missouri-Columbia
Exploring the therapeutic potential of P2 nucleotide receptors in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
2014: 2 years, $249,912

 

Christina Gurnett, Associate Professor

Neurology, Pediatrics, and Orthopedic Surgery
Washington University
Genetic investigation of pediatric spinal deformity
2014: 2 years, $250,000

 

Rory Murphy, Neurosurgery Resident

Department of Neurosurgery
Washington University
Assess the functional outcomes of adults with a cervical spinal cord injury using diffusion MRI
2014: 2 years, $114,846

 

Dmitriy Yablonskiy, Professor of Radiology

Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
Washington University
Quantitative in vivo evaluation of human spinal cord injury
2014: 2 years, $248,990

 

Kerri Morgan, Instructor

Program in Occupational Therapy
Washington University
Effect of Wheelchair Training for New Manual Wheelchair Users (Year 2)
2013: 1 year, $96,844

 

Hansjorg Rindt, Research Assistant Professor

Department of Veterinary Pathobiology
University of Missouri-Columbia
Astrocytes as Novel Determinant of Disease Progression in Spinal Muscular Atrophy
2013: 1 years, $125,787

 

Michael Petris, Associate Professor

Department of Biochemistry
University of Missouri-Columbia
Characterization of a Mouse Model of X-Linked Spinal Muscular Atrophy
2013: 1 year, $224,057

 

Valeria Cavalli, Assistant Professor

Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Washington University
Enhancing Histone Acetylation to Promote Axon Regeneration in the Injured Spinal Cord
2013: 2 years, $250,000

 

Jack Engsberg, Professor

Program in Occupational Therapy
Washington University
Restoring Hand Function Using Nerve Transfers in Persons with Spinal Cord Injury
2013: 1 year, $77,842

 

Christian Lorson, Professor

Molecular Microbology & Immunology
University of Missouri-Columbia
A Two-Pronged Strategy to Increase SMN Expression in SMA
2013: 2 years, $248,578

 

Michael Garcia, Associate Professor

Division of Biological Sciences
University of Missouri-Columbia
Mechanisms Leading to Loss of Motor & Sensory Nerve Function in CMT
2012: 2 years, $241,720

 

James Lee, Associate Professor

Department of Bioengineering
University of Missouri-Columbia
Quantum Dot-Emitted Light on Secondary Spinal Cord Injury-Related Oxidative Pathways
2012: 1 year, $117,871

 

David Schulz, Associate Professor

Division of Biological Sciences
University of Missouri-Columbia
Altered Properties of Spinal Neurons Following Spinal Cord Injury: From Gene Expression to Neuron Output
2012: 1 year, $248,809

 

Holly Hollingsworth, Research Associate Professor

Program in Occupational Therapy
Washington University
Development of an IPhone/IPad application for individuals with limited finger mobility
2011: 1 year, $126,120

 

Kerri A. Morgan, Instructor

Program in Occupational Therapy
Washington University
Effect of Wheelchair Training for New Manual Wheelchair Users
2011: 1 year, $78,265

 

Joseph Klaesner, Assistant Research Professor

Program in Physical Therapy
Washington University
Instrumented Wheelchair Treadmill
2011: 1 year, $44,443

 

Tsang-Wei Tu, Graduate Research Assistant

Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Structural Engineering
Washington University
Feedback Determination of the Biomechanical Properties of Rodent Spinal Cord Using in vivo Diffusion MRI
2010: 1 year, $50,000

 

Marianna Beltcheva, Associate Research Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
St. Louis University
Morphine Modulation of Oligodendrocyte Progenitors Maturation and Myelination in a Rat Model of SCI
2009: 1 year, $50,000

 

Daniel W. Moran, Associate Professor

Department of Biomedical Engineering
Washington University
Custom Integrated Circuit for Brain Computer Interface
2009: 1 year, $50,000

 

David J. Schultz, Assistant Professor

Division of Biological Sciences
University of Missouri-Columbia
Isolated motor networks may be fundamentally altered as a result of nerve injury to their descending inputs.
2009: 1 year, $48,483

 

Kurt Thoroughman, Assistant Professor

Department of Biomedical Engineering
Washington University<
Gross Motor Control Computer Interface
2009: 1 year, $2,600

 

Susan Tucker, Program Manager

Program in Occupational Therapy
Washington University
Drivers with Tetraplegia: Strength, Endurance, and Other Contributing Characteristics
2009: 1 year, $50,000

 

Joseph Klaesner, Assistant Research Professor

Program in Physical Therapy
Washington University
Computerized Wheelchair Treadmill
2008: 1 year, $49,528

 

Andrew D. McClellan, Professor

Division of Biological Sciences
University of Missouri-Columbia
cAMP Regulation of Neurite Outgrowth of Lamprey Brain Neurons
2008: 2 years, $83,440

 

Gregory Triplett, Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Missouri-Columbia
Development of Infrared Laser Array for Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury (SCI).
2008: 1 year, $47,318

 

Michael Howard, Instructor

Department of Neurology
Washington University
Functional CNS remyelination by transplanted cell-derived oligodendrocytes.
2006: 1 year, $50,000

 

Elmer Price, Associate Professor

Department of Biomedical Sciences<
University of Missouri-Columbia
Adult stem cell transplantation as a therapy for spinal cord injury.
2006: 1 year, $50,000

 

Marybeth Brown, Professor

Physical Therapy Program
University of Missouri-Columbia
Estrogen therapy as a rehabilitation aid in females with SCI.
2005: 2 years, $100,000

 

Jack Engsberg, Associate Professor

Department of Neurological Surgery
Washington University
Impact testing for spinal cord and brain impact protection.
2005: 2 years, $100,000

 

Laura Schopp, Associate Professor

Department of Health Psychology
University of Missouri-Columbia
Testosterone screening among men with spinal cord injury.
2005: 1 year, $50,000

 

Joong Hee Kim, Graduate Student

Department of Chemistry
Washington University
Evaluation of spinal cord white matter injury using diffusion tensor imaging.
2005: 2 years, $100,000

 

Marc Hamilton, Assistant Professor

Department of Biomedical Sciences
University of Missouri-Columbia
Skeletal muscle after spinal cord injuries.
2004: 2 years, $100,000

 

Qun Li, Research Instructor

Department of Neurology
Washington University
Regeneration of damaged corticospinal tract induced by embryonic stem cell transplantation.
2004: 1 year, $50,000

 

Reviewed 2015-06-19

Reviewed 2015-07-06.