Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Romosozumab to Improve Bone Mineral Density and Architecture in Chronic SCI|
William A. Bauman
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|| June 2020 -
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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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