UAB Traumatic Brain Injury Model System (UAB-TBIMS)

Site Specific Project
A Health And Wellness Lifestyle Program To Support Community-Dwelling Persons With TBI And Their Caregivers
PIs: Laura Dreer, PhD and Tom Novack, PhD
Funding Source: NIDILRR

Modular (Joint)
Return To Driving After Moderate-Severe TBI: Who, When, Where, And How Safe? (Lead Center: UAB-TBIMS)
Trajectories of Cognitive Functioning Years after TBI (Lead Center: New York Traumatic Brain Injury Model System)
Caregiver Resilience: A Longitudinal Investigation (Lead Center: Virginia Commonwealth Traumatic Brain Injury Model System)
Menopause in Women with TBI (Lead Center: Southeastern Michigan Traumatic Brain Injury System)
Health Literacy Following Traumatic Brain Injury and Impact on Health-Related Outcomes (Lead Center: The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research)
Development and Assessment of Crosswalks in the TBIMS Database (Lead Center: Rocky Mountain Regional Brain Injury System)
Funding Source: NIDILRR

UAB Spinal Cord Injury Model System (UAB-SCIMS)

Site Specific Project
A Utilizing a Low-Carbohydrate/High-Protein Diet to Improve Metabolic Health in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury
PI: Ceren Yarar-Fisher, PhD (Co-Is Barbara A. Gower, Andrea Cherrington, Robert Oster, Elliott J. Lefkowitz, and Amie McLain)
Recruiting individuals with spinal cord injury living in Alabama
Funding Source: NIDILRR

Modular (Joint)

Interactive Telehealth and Biofeedback Sensor System for Pressure Ulcer Prevention after SCI (Lead Center: Southern California Spinal Cord Injury Model System)
Impact of Pain at Follow-up in Individuals with SCI (Lead Center: South Florida SCIMS)
Equity and Quality in Assistive Technology (Lead Center: University of Pittsburgh Model Center on Spinal Cord Injury)
Funding Source: NIDILRR

Additional

Constraint-Induced Biofeedback Therapy (CIBT) for the Rehabilitation of High Cervical SCI Paralysis
PI: Victor Mark, MD and Edward Taub, PhD
Funding Source: PM&R Department Bridge Funding

Harnessing Neuroplasticity to Promote Rehabilitation: CI Therapy for TBI
PI: Edward Taub, PhD (CoPIs: Victor Mark, MD and Thomas Novack, PhD)
Funding Source: DoD

Post-stroke Aphasia and rTMS Treatment (PART) Study
PI: Jerzy Szflarski MD (CoPI: Victor Mark, MD)
Funding Source: NIH`

Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute Comparative Effectiveness of a Virtual Reality Platform for Neurorehabilitation of Hemiparesis
PI: Lynne Gauthier, PhD (Ohio State University) (Co-PI: Victor Mark, MD)
Funding Source: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

An Interactive Immersive Virtual Reality Walking Interface as Treatment for Neuropathic Pain in Spinal Cord Injury
PI: Zina Trost, PhD (CoPI: Victor Mark, MD)
Funding Source: Craig Neilsen Foundation

Priming the Brain for Rehabilitation: Brain Stimulation followed by Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy in Adults with Severe Arm Paresis after Stroke
PI: Gitendra Uswatte, PhD (CoPI: Victor Mark, MD)
Funding Source: Rehabilitation Research Resource to Enhance Clinical Trials, UAB

Utilizing Ketogenic Diet to Improve Neuro-recovery in Individuals With Spinal Cord iIjury (SCI): Diet intervention for individuals with acute SCI
PI: Ceren Yarar-Fisher
Funding Source: NIH-NCATS/UAB CCTS

Targeting Skeletal Muscle to Improve Metabolic Health in Individuals With SCI: Electrical stimulation induced-exercise intervention for individuals with SCI
PI: Ceren Yarar-Fisher
Funding Source: NIH-NICHD

Utilizing High Protein/Low Carbohydrate Diet to Improve Metabolic Health in Individuals With SCI: Diet intervention for individuals with chronic SCI
PI: Amie McLain and Ceren Yarar-Fisher
Funding Source: NIDILRR

UAB/Lakeshore Research Collaborative

Scale Up Project Evaluating Responsiveness to Home Exercise And Lifestyle Tele-Health (SUPERHEALTH)
PI: James Rimmer PhD (CoPI: Amie McLain, MD)
Funding Source: NICHD

Mindfulness, Exercise and Nutrition To Optimize Resilience for Individuals With a Spinal Cord Injury (MENTOR)
PI: James Rimmer, PhD
Funding Source: Craig H. Neilsen Foundation