2013 Research Foundation Grant Recipients

The Paralyzed Veterans of America Research Foundation has announced the FY2013 grant awardees. The Paralyzed Veterans Research Foundation is devoted to putting grant money toward work that will advance the science needed to understand and treat spinal cord injury and disease (SCI/D).

2013 Fritz Krauth Award Recipient

research grant 2013 Denise Puga PhD”Stress and Glucocorticoids Exacerbate Recovery after SCI”
Denise Puga, PhD
Ohio State University
$100,000 (2 Years)
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 Basic Science

research grant 2013 Andrew Tan, PhD“Maladaptive Dendritic Spines, Neuropathic Pain and Spasticity after SCI”
Andrew Tan, PhD
Yale University
$149,213 (2 Years)
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Design and Development 

research grant 2013 Gary Goldish PhD“Development of Mobile Manual Standing Wheelchair”
Gary Goldish, MD
Minneapolis VA Medical Center
$146,270 (2 Years)
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Clinical

research grant 2013 Kriel Cloyd Coles“Two-Way Crossover Study of Oral and Intrathecal Baclofen in Healthy Adults”
Robert Kriel, MD
Regents of the University of Minnesota
$75,000 (1 Year)
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research grant 2013 Jennifer Lee Pharm D“A More Accurate Method to Estimate Renal Function in Spinal Cord Injury”
Jennifer Lee, Pharm D
Southern California Institute for Research and Education
$149,298 (2 Years)
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Fellowships

research grant 2013 Alicia Hawthorne PhD “Promoting Regeneration after SCI through Local Protein Synthesis”
Alicia Hawthorne, PhD
Emory University
$100,000 (2 Years)
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research grant 2013 Yi-Ting Tzen, PhD“Implementing Local Cooling to Reduce Pressure Ulcer Risk in People with SCI”
Yi-Ting Tzen, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
$99,990 (2 Years)
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