The SCRC would like to congratulate the following on receiving the 2013 MSCIRC award.
Dr. Kristine Cowley. Project title: “Does neuromuscular electrical stimulation combined with passive load prevent or reduce hindlimb bone loss in an animal model of spinal cord injury?”
Dr. Kristine Cowley (Connect Funding). Project title: “Development of a spinal cord injury-specific exercise-based facility in Winnipeg for research and health delivery”
Dr. Eftekhar Eftekharpour. Project title: “Targeting the endogenous molecular repair systems for treatment of spinal cord injury”
Dr. Karen Ethans (Connect funding). Project title: “Creating a Centralized Spinal Cord Injury Clinical Research Group in Manitoba”
Dr. Brent Fedirchuk. Project title: “Regulation of spinal neuron excitability during motor output”
Dr. Phillip Gardiner. Project title: “Effects of passive exercise on markers of hindlimb muscle insulin resistance, apoptosis, and motoneuronal gene expression in rats with spinal cord transection”
Dr. Michael Namaka. Project title: “Regulation of myelin repair by methyl CpG binding protein 2 (MeCP2) and brain derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in an experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE) model of multiple sclerosis (MS)”
Dr. Soheila Karimi. Project title: “Developing combinatorial stem cell-based and biomedical engineering approaches for tissue reconstruction and neurological recovery after traumatic spinal cord injury”
The Manitoba Spinal Cord Injury Research Committee is a Committee of the Canadian Paraplegic Association (Manitoba) Inc. Funding is provided by the Government of Manitoba.