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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Romosozumab to Improve Bone Mineral Density and Architecture in Chronic SCI
Principal Investigator:

William A. Bauman

Location: Bronx, NY
Congressional District Code: 13
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: June 2020 - May 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $273,622
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Persons with chronic spinal cord injury (SCI) have markedly reduced bone mass and the loss of skeletal architectural integrity, which predisposes them to low-impact fractures. Currently, there is no practical treatment to reverse the severe bone loss in persons with chronic SCI. In the proposed study, a dual pharmacological intervention will be tested to improve bone health. Restoration of bone mass below the level of injury would be expected to reduce the morbidity associated with fractures and...

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