Spinal Cord Injury and Disease - Research and Fellowships

Sponsor Deadline: 

Jul 1, 2021


Paralyzed Veterans of America PVA Research Foundation

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Spinal Cord Injury and Disease - Research and Fellowships

From transplanting cells and regenerating damaged nerve fibers to designing adaptive canoe seats, the Paralyzed Veterans of America Research Foundation supports innovative research and fellowships that improve the lives of those with spinal cord injury and disease (SCI/D).  The grant funds the following categories:

  • Basic Science - laboratory research in the basic sciences to find a cure for SCI/D
  • Clinical  - clinical and functional studies of the medical, psychosocial and economic effects of SCI/D, and interventions to alleviate these effects
  • Design and Development  -  of assistive technology for people with SCI/D, which includes improving the identification, selection and utilization of these devices
  • Fellowships  - for postdoctoral scientists, clinicians and engineers to encourage training and specialization in the field of spinal cord research