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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: National Center for the Medical Consequences of Spinal Cord Injury
Principal Investigator:

William A. Bauman

Location: Bronx, NY
Congressional District Code: 13
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2016 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $944,175
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION: Approximately 250,000 persons in the US have traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI), and at least another 400,000 individuals have spinal cord damage of non-traumatic etiologies. The longevity of those with SCI has increased over the decades because of effective treatments for urological and pulmonary complications. However, the SCI population is growing older and ever more costly to manage medically. Thus, it is increasingly imperative that we continue to understand the medica...

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