REACT announces 2018 Pilot Studies awardees

REACT recently awarded funding to the following Pilot Studies projects:

"Acute Effects of Aerobic and Resistance Exercise on Maternal Glucose Metabolism and Vascular Function in Obese Pregnancy" - W. Todd Cade, PT, PhD, Professor, Physical Therapy and Medicine Washington University

"Transcutaneous Spinal Direct Current Stimulation to Enhance Locomotion after Spinal Cord Injury" - Emily J. Fox, DPT, PhD, NCS, Research Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy University of Florida, Clinical Research Scientist, Clinical Research Center Brooks Rehabilitation

"The Immunomodulatory Response to Exercise in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease" - Harry B. Rossiter, PhD, Associate Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine Division of Critical Care Physiology and Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

“Force-Velocity Profiling to Target Muscle Performance Interventions in Young Individuals after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction" - Laura C. Schmitt, PT, MPT, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences Division of Physical Therapy Ohio State University

"Priming with tDCS: Expanding the Window of Recovery in Chronic Stroke Disease/rehabilitation focus area" - Gregory Thielman, PT, MSPT, ATC, EdD, Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist Professor of Physical Therapy and Neuroscience Director, Patricia Leahy Research Lab, University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, PA

The central goal of the REACT Center Pilot Studies Program is to catalyze the success of medical rehabilitation researchers and interdisciplinary teams by providing consultation, seed funds, key expertise and resources for the conduct of innovative pilot projects, early-stage proof-of-concept studies, and futility studies needed to shape more definitive clinical trials.

Learn about all prior REACT Pilot Studies awardees.

Posted: June 18, 2018