Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Advanced MRI of Spinal Cord Injury|
Shekar N. Kurpad
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|| April 2019 -
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Rationale and Preliminary Data: We will conduct a study of human spinal cord injury (SCI) to validate MRI biomarkers of injury severity and prognostication of outcome using a novel diffusion MRI technique developed specifically to detect axonal injury in the spinal cord. Predicting outcome from SCI has been a longstanding goal for better clinical management and aiding in the development and testing of therapies. Traditional neurological examination is not an accurate predictor of outcome, and co...
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