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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Senior Research Career Scientist
Principal Investigator:

Richard L. Lieber

Location: Hines, IL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: November 2019 - October 2026
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $139,987
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


This Senior Research Career Scientist application is submitted to support the research of Dr. Richard L. Lieber. Previous research, performed under VA support, has elucidated the anatomical and biomechanical properties of human skeletal muscles that are used in tendon transfer surgery. This surgery is used for patients with spinal cord injury and strokes to restore function that has been lost after the injury. A functioning muscle is surgically moved to a new position where function was lost. Bi...

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