C-PROGRESS Announces 2022 Pilot Studies Grant Recipients

Pilot Study Recipients

From left, Samuel T. Nemanich, Ph.D., MSCI; Sudha Madhav Srinivasan, Ph.D.; Kathleen Friel, Ph.D.; and Rachel L. Bican, PT, DPT, Ph.D.

The National Pediatric Rehabilitation Resource Center (C-PROGRESS) prioritizes innovative pilot studies and critical methodological advancements that will generate data to support larger-scale, competitive, and rigorous clinical trials. C-PROGRESS has announced its latest group of pilot studies award recipients.

2022 C-PROGRESS Pilot Studies Award Recipients:

Corticospinal organization and bimanual coordination in children with hemiparesis

  • Samuel T. Nemanich, Ph.D., MSCI, Marquette University

Effects of a novel, child-friendly, home-based training program using joystick-operated ride-on-toys on affected arm function and spontaneous use in children with hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy (CP): A pilot study

  • Sudha Madhav Srinivasan, Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Spinal Reflex Conditioning to Decrease Spasticity and Improve Motor Function in Adults with Spastic Cerebral Palsy

  • ┬áKathleen Friel, Ph.D., Burke Neurological Institute

Feasibility of clinical recommendations for post-operative physical therapy and functional outcomes after selective dorsal rhizotomy

  • Rachel L. Bican, PT, DPT, Ph.D., Ohio University

For more information about the C-PROGRESS Pilot Studies program, please visit our Pilot Studies page.