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Just Published! Medical Rehabilitation: Guidelines to Advance the Field with High-Impact Clinical Trials
SPARC Partnership Opportunity: Custom Arrangements for Device-Based Clinical Studies with Flexible Data and Intellectual Property Rights
June 19, 2018

Just Released! FY18 DOD CDMRP Program

The Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program and the Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Program, managed by the office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs has just released its fiscal year 2018 funding opportunities.

Just Released! FY18 DOD CDMRP Program
June 18, 2018

REACT announces 2018 Pilot Studies awardees

REACT recently awarded funding to four Pilot Studies projects, bring its total number awardees to 13 in the past 3 years. Such funding helps catalyze success for these researchers and their teams by providing consultation, seed funds, key expertise and resources as they conduct innovative pilot projects, early-stage proof-of-concept studies, and futility studies needed to shape more definitive clinical trials.

REACT announces 2018 Pilot Studies awardees
REACT component director, Robert Motl, awarded grant for collaborative MS research center
NIH announces Inclusion Across the Lifespan policy
NICHD funding opportunity: R03 in Archiving and Documenting Child Health and Human Development Data Sets
REACT investigators part of research team awarded $5.7 Million for study on exercise delivery in people with MS
Sept. 26, 2017

FDA expands its clearance for the Indego exoskeleton

Parker Hannifin Corp announces it has received expanded FDA clearance for its Indego exoskeleton, for people with spinal cord injury (SCI) levels T3 and below in home and community settings.

FDA expands its clearance for the Indego exoskeleton
Sept. 12, 2017

NCATS announces awards for tissue chip for disease modeling and efficacy testing

NIH has announced 13 two-year awards to develop 3-D tissue chip research platforms that model disease and test drug efficacy prior to clinical trials. The awards represent the first phase of a 5-year initiative to help scientists better understand disease mechanisms and predict more accurately how patients will respond to specific drugs.

NCATS announces awards for tissue chip for disease modeling and efficacy testing
REACT Pilot Awardee receives American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Dr. Linda K. Hall Innovation Award
May 17, 2017

Two REACT investigators honored with 2017 Dean's Excellence Awards

Two of the 11 UAB School of Medicine 2017 Dean’s Excellence Awards were given to REACT investigators. The awards are an honor recognizing exceptional contributions made by School of Medicine faculty in service, teaching, research, diversity enhancement and mentorship.

Two REACT investigators honored with 2017 Dean's Excellence Awards
$5.8 Million to study home-based exercise in MS awarded to team including REACT Mobile Tech Lab Director Motl
NIH-funded rehabilitation technologies receive FDA clearance
New discovery in spinal cord injuries shows oxygen can improve blood flow and restore motor function
REACT Co-Director Ken Saag named president of National Osteoporosis Foundation
May 26, 2016

UAB and Southern Research joint venture to unveil first product


Following an intensive period of research and product development, the Alliance for Innovative Medical Technology — AIMTech— has quickly developed its first product. ResistX will be unveiled at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting in Boston.

UAB and Southern Research joint venture to unveil first product