2014 Research Foundation Grant Recipients

The Paralyzed Veterans of America Research Foundation has announced the FY2014 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).

2014 Fritz Krauth Award Recipient

John CirilloSynchronization of Corticospinal Volleys after Tetraplegia

John Cirillo, PhD 
University of Pittsburgh
$98,860 (Two Years)
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BASIC SCIENCE

Rosalyn AdamInosine: A New Treatment for Urinary Tract Complications following SCI

Rosalyn Adam, PhD
Boston Children’s Hospital
$150,000 (Two Years)
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David StirlingMicroglia Polarization Protects White Matter and Promotes Regeneration

David Stirling, PhD
University of Louisville Research Foundation
$150,000 (Two Years)
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CLINICAL

Conflict Resolution Training for Reducing Caregiver Burden and Stress

Peter Hunt, PhD, MPH
Southern California Institute for Research and Education
$75,000 (One Year)
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Robert KrielDose Escalation Study of Intravenous Baclofen in Healthy Adult Volunteers

Robert Kriel, MD
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
$75,000 (One Year)
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Toshiki TazoeTargeting the Ipsilateral M1 to Improve Hand Opening-Closing after SCI

Toshiki Tazoe, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
$149,471 (Two Years)
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DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT

Brian KwonCharacterization of Intraparenchymal Pressures After Spinal Cord Injury

Brian Kwon, MD, PhD, CSC
University of British Columbia
$150,000 (Two Years)
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FELLOWSHIP
 Fan Ye
Therapeutic Strategies to Promote Musculoskeletal Recover After SCI

Fan Ye, PhD
University of Florida
$100,000 (Two Years)
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Joseph O'DohertyRestoring Somatosensory Function through Intracortical Microstimulation

Joseph O’Doherty, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
$98,771 (Two Years)
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