2023 Research Grant Recipients

21st Century 

Surgical Approaches for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: Impact of Radiographic Characteristics on Pain, Disability, Functional Status, and Quality of Life via an Analysis of the Quality Outcomes Database   
Columbia University
Primary Investigator: Andrew Chan, MD

Does Axial Cervical Pain Improve with Surgical Fusion? 
Thomas Jefferson University
Primary Investigator: James Harrop, MD, MSHQS

Seed Starter

Investigation of the Altered Lipid Metabolism in the Intervertebral Disc Under Dyslipidemia
University of Maryland
Primary Investigator: Joe Kodama, MD, PhD

Defining the Severity and Need for Advanced Swallow Studies for Dysphagia After Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion and Cervical Disc Replacement
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Primary Investigator: Philip Louie, MD

In Vivo Changes in Disc Stress and Stiffness After One- and Two-Level Cervical Arthrodesis
University of Pittsburgh
Primary Investigator: Jeremy Shaw, MD, MS


Exploration of Appropriate Combinatorial Rehabilitation With Neural Circuit Modification Therapy for Spinal Cord Injury
Krembil Research Institute
Primary Investigator: Soichiro Takamiya, MD, PhD

Use of Tractography and Diffusion Tensor Imaging in the Treatment of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital 
Primary Investigator: Adam Leibold, MD

Accuracy and Safety of Robot-Assisted Cervical Pedicle Screw Placement: A Cadaveric Study
Hospital for Special Surgery
Primary Investigator: Greg Kazarian, MD 

Spinal Cord Injury Research

The Potential Association Between the APOE Ɛ4 Gene and the Development of C5 Palsy After Surgical Treatment for Degenerative Cervical myelopathy: A Pospective Case-control study. 
KITE Resarch Institute (University Health Network), University of Toronto
Primary Investigator: Julio Furlan, MD, LLB, MBA, MSc, Ph

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