Dr. Leland Albright, Children’s Hospital, Pittsburgh and University of Wisconsin
Dr. Noelle Moreau, Medical University of South Carolina-“In Vivo Assessment of
Quadriceps Muscle Plasticity in Children with Cerebral Palsy.”
Dr. Ruth Benedict, University of Wisconsin-“Outcomes of Interventions for Spacticty
Management among Children and Young Adults with Cerebral Palsy and their
Dr. Tyler-Kybera, Children’s Hospital Pittsburg
Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) in Columbus, Ohio. The project “Learn from Every Patient” involves 1000 children with CP to find the best treatments and apply new standards. American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and DevelopmentalMedicine (AACPDM). Project involves robotically-assisted (repetitive) physical therapy intending to improve mobility of arms and hands in children with CP.
AACPDM’s “Large Amplitude Training for Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Planning and Feasibility Study” investigates an approach that was previously successful in patients with Parkinson’s disease.
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School’s “Effects of Transcranial Direct Cortical Stimulation (tDCS) in Cortical Plasticity and Motor Learning in Children with Cerebral Palsy” studies the effects of non-invasive electrical brain stimulation with the goal to improve movement and learning capabilities.