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Keywords: Addictions, Communication and Swallowing, Diversity/Disparities, Health and Participation after Disability, Locomotor Function, Energetics and Rehabilitation, Motor Skills Function, Outcomes and Economics, Training, Upper Extremity Function and Rehabilitation

Addictions     View abstracts 

D-Cycloserine Facilitation of Cocaine-Cue Extinction
Sponsor: NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse | PI: Kathleen Brady; Co-I: Mike Saladin

The Impact of Real-time fMRI Feedback on Response to Nicotine Cues
Sponsor: NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse | PI: Kathleen Brady; Co-I:  Mike Saladin

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Varenicline for Adolescent Smoking Cessation
Sponsor: NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse  |  PI: Kevin Gray; Co-I: Mike Saladin

Specialized Center Research (SCOR) on Sex and Gender Factors Affecting Women's Health. Project 4: Gender-Sex Hormones and Stress-Related Smoking
Sponsor: NIH/National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases |  Co-PI's: Mike Saladin and Kevin Gray

Treatment Implications of Beta-Blockade Effects on Memory for Cocaine Craving
Sponsor: NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse | PI: Mike Saladin

Treatment Implications of Trauma Memory Modulation for PTSD and Alcohol Dependence
Sponsor: NIH/National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism | PI:  Mike Saladin

Communication and Swallowing   View abstracts  |  View website

Standardizing Laryngeal Endoscopy
Sponsor: South Carolina Clinical & Translational Research Institute | PI: Heather Bonilha

Standardizing Laryngeal Endoscopy
Sponsor: South Carolina Clinical & Translational Research Institute | PI:  Heather Bonilha

A. Subproject: Use of Stroboscopy as a Treatment Outcome Measure

Throat Clearing, Coughing, and Alternative Behaviors
Sponsor: NIH/ National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
| PI: Heather Bonilha

Throat Clearing, Coughing, and Alternative Behaviors
Sponsor: NIH/ National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders | PI:Heather Bonilha

A. Subproject: Substitution of Alternative Behaviors in the Treatment of Chronic Cough
B. Subproject: Role of Hydration in the Prevention and Treatment of Voice Disorders

Diversity/Disparities    View abstracts

Environmental Determinants of Autoimmunity among African Americans in Coastal SC.
PI: Diane Kamen; Co-Investigator:  Hazel Breland

A Program to Increase Living Donations in African Americans
Sponsor: NIH/National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Disease | PI: Prabhakar Baliga; Co-Investigators:  Abby Kazley & Kit Simpson

Racial/Ethnic Differences in Post-Stroke Outcomes
Sponsor: Veterans Administration | PI: Charles Ellis

Southeastern Virtual Institute of Equity & Wellness (SE VIEW)
Sponsor: Department of Defense | PI: Slaughter; Co-Investigators: Abby Kazley & Kit Simpson

Health and Particpation after Disability  View abstracts  |  View website

Ambulation and Secondary Complications: Participants with Chronic Spinal Cord Injury
Sponsor: United States Department of Education/NIDRR  |  PI:  James Krause

Center for Interdisciplinary Spinal Cord Injury Research Fund
Sponsor: South Carolina Spinal Cord Injury Research Fund  |  PI: James Krause

Center on Health Outcomes Research and Capacity Building for Underserved Populations with Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury (CHORCUP)
Sponsor: United States Department of Education  |  PI: James Krause

A Longitudinal Study of Gainful Employment 10 Years after Spinal Cord Injury Onset: Comparisons of Those Who Do Not Return to the Pre-Injury Employer
Sponsor: United States Department of Education/ National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research; Prime - Shepard Center, Atlanta Georgia; MUSC Sub-Contractor  |  PI: James Krause

Measuring Outcomes after Spinal Cord Injury Throughout South Carolina: A System of Tracking, Research and Referral
Sponsor: South Carolina Spinal Cord Injury Research Fund  |  PI: James Krause

Participation, Subjective Well Being, Health, and Spinal Cord Injury: A 40-Year Longitudinal Study
Sponsor: United States Department of Education/National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research  |  PI: James Krause

Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Secondary Conditions in Individuals with SCI
Sponsor: United States Department of Education/NIDRR  |  PI: James Krause, Subproject "A" and "C"; PI: Lee Saunders, Subproject "B"

A. Subproject: Risk and Protective Factors for Secondary Conditions: A 15-year Longitudinal Study
B. Subproject: Association of Health Services with Secondary Conditions: Use of a Population-based Cohort of Persons with SCI in South Carolina.
C. Subproject: Risk of Metabolic Syndrome: A 17 Year Longitudinal Study

Risk for Adverse Outcomes after Spinal Cord Injury: A Longitudinal Study
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke  |  PI: James Krause

Locomotor Function, Energetics and Rehabilitation  View abstracts  |  View website

Development of a Passive Elastic Exoskeleton for Gait Rehabilitation
Sponsor: NIH/ National Institute of Child Health & Human Development  |  PI: Jesse Dean

Development of a Rehabilitation Research Program to Study the Biomechanics of Walking Following Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury
Sponsor: South Carolina Spinal Cord Injury Research Fund  |  PI: Chris Gregory

Evaluation of Walking Specific Motor Learning in Chronic Stroke
Sponsor: VA Rehabilitation R&D Service Career Development Award  |  PI: Mark Bowden

Intermuscular Coordination of Hemiparetic Walking
Sponsor: NIH/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development  |  PI: Steve Kautz

Lower Extremity Power and Locomotor Function after Stroke
Sponsor: American Heart Association  |  PI: Chris Gregory, Co-I: Noelle Moreau

Post-Stroke Contributors to Increased Energetic Cost and Decreased Gait Stability
Sponsor: Veterans Administration Medical Center  | PI: Jesse Dean

Prevention of Stroke after STOP
Sponsor: NIH/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute  |  PI: Robert Adams; Co-Investigator: Abby Kazley

Propulsive Training in Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury
Sponsor: South Carolina Spinal Cord Injury Research Fund  |  PI: Mark Bowden

Randomized Trial of the WalkAide Compared to Conventional Ankle-Foot Orthosis (AFO) in Stroke Patients
Sponsor: Corporate Sponsor  |  Co-PI: Steve Kautz, Co-PI: Wuwei Feng

Skeletal Muscle Properties and the Metabolic Cost of Walking Post-Stroke
Sponsor: Veterans Administration Medical Center  |  PI: Chris Gregory

Task-specific Propulsion Training after Neurological Injury
Sponsor: NIH/Georgetown University  |  PI: Mark Bowden

tDCS for Walking Recovery After Atroke: Comparison of Cortical and Spinal Stimulation
Sponsor: South Carolina Clinical & Translational Research Institute  |  PI: Steve Kautz

Telemedicine to Treat Stroke and Increase Medication Safety in Rural Hospitals
PI:  Abby Kazley Project Pending

ZeroG: Dynamic Over‐Ground Body Weight Support System
Sponsor: Corporate Sponsor & NIH/National Institute of Child Health & Human Development  |  Co-PI: Steve Kautz

Motor Skills Function  View abstract  |  View website

Detection of Early Gender-related Posture, Movement, and Muscle Changes to Help Provide Earlier Diagnosis of Developmental Disorders
PI: Dorothy Jenkins; Co-I:  Patty Coker-Bolt

Outcomes and Economics  View abstracts

Assessment of Pediatric Look-Alike, Sound-Alike (LASA) Substitution Errors
Sponsor: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality  |  PI: William Basco; Co-I: Kit Simpson

Cost-Effectiveness and Cost-Benefit of Multi-Slice Coronary CT Angiography versus Cardiac Catheterization in Patients with Abnormal Myocardial Perfusion Studies
Sponsor: General Electric Healthcare/Siemans Medical Solutions  |  PI: Joseph Schoepf; Co-I: Kit Simpson

Critical Care Excellence in Sepsis and Trauma (CREST)
Sponsor: NIH/ National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities  |  PI: Dee Ford; Co-I: Kit Simpson

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Economic Model
Sponsor: Abbott Laboratories  |  PI: Kit Simpson

A Study of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant Women in the U.S.
Sponsor: Abbott Laboratories  |  PI: Kit Simpson

Training   View abstracts

Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship Program
Sponsor: Health and Human Services/HRSA  |  PI: Anthony Chipas

Nurse Anesthetists Traineeships
Sponsor: Health and Human Services/HRSA  |  PI: Anthony Chipas

Pre-Doctoral Training in Primary Care: Motivate for Health
Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration  |  PI: Alexander Chessman; Co-Investigator: Andrea White

Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry: Physician Assistant Training in Primary Care
Sponsor: DHHS/ Health Resources and Services Administration  |  PI: Paul Jacques

Upper Extremity Function and Rehabilitation   View abstracts  |  View website

Patient-Targeted Upper Extremity Rehabilitation After Stroke
Sponsor: Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center  |  PI: Michelle Woodbury

A Virtual Reality Environment for Post-Stroke Upper Extremity Motor Rehabilitation
Sponsor: MUSC College of Health Professions and Clemson University School of Computing  |  PI: Michelle Woodbury

 
 
 

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