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C-PROGRESS Announces First Pilot Studies Grant Recipients

By |2020-10-07T19:55:51+00:00October 7th, 2020|

The National Pediatric Rehabilitation Resource Center (C-PROGRESS) aims to facilitate research in pediatric rehabilitation science. The C-PROGRESS Pilot Studies program prioritizes innovative pilot studies and critical methodological advancements that will generate data to support larger-scale, competitive, and rigorous clinical trials.

Nation’s first clinical trial for rehabilitating infant stroke survivors to begin

By |2020-07-22T12:58:34+00:00March 25th, 2019|

Called I-ACQUIRE, the Phase III clinic trial will examine the effectiveness of a pediatric therapy to increase upper extremity skills, gross motor development, and cognition in 240 children nationwide who experienced strokes when they were under 4 weeks old.

Parents say baby with rare condition makes progress after intensive therapy at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

By |2020-07-15T18:54:25+00:00November 2nd, 2016|

Evie was at her six-week-old checkup near Dublin, Ireland, when doctors noticed her head was not growing as fast as it should. Five months later, doctors diagnosed her with a rare genetic disorder – a form of microcephaly caused by a mutation in a gene called CASK.

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