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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01RX002513-01A2
Title: Screening of Above Elbow Amputees for Advanced Prosthetic Devices
Principal Investigator:

Sarina K Sinclair

Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: September 2018 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $40,494
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$748,478
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

RELEVANCE: This study will create a database of the above elbow amputee population being treated within the VA hospital system and a patient classification system for use in the research and development of new prosthetic technologies. This work aims to collect anatomical, quality of life and biomechanical data that will be used to optimize the design of an above-elbow osseointegrated implant being developed to improve the quality of life for Veterans amputees. Dr. Sarina Sinclair and her collabo...



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