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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01RX003081-01A1
Title: Biomarkers for pressure injury risk following spinal cord injury: Development of a multi-scalar predictive model for personalized preventive health care
Principal Investigator:

Kath M. Bogie

Location: Cleveland, OH
Congressional District Code: 11
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: November 2019 - October 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $143,840
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$611,846
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Pressure injures (PrI) are a major secondary complication for far too many people with spinal cord injury (SCI). Development and/or recurrence of a PrI limits activities of daily living, often leading to hospitalization and even death. In addition to the devastating impact on affected individuals and their caregivers, PrI management has a significant effect on Veterans Heath Administration healthcare costs, which provides lifetime care for our Veterans with SCI. The proposed study will address t...



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