Opportunities to participate in research studies and receive
There are research projects in addition to those listed below that are
currently enrolling participants who have had a stroke, brain injury, mild knee
osteoarthritis, or other conditions.
Contact Barbara Elspas at 650/493-5000, extension 6-4807 to determine your
eligibility to participate in one of these projects or to discuss upcoming
Should I participate in
research? - Here are some things you need to know
- For further information regarding research subject's rights as a
participant, please call Alice Haskett at 650/723-5244 or write:
- Administrative Panel on Human Subjects in Medical Research
- Administrative Panels Office
- Stanford University
- Stanford, CA 94305-5401
|Do you have knee pain?
- Posted: July 15, 2005
- Study Title: Evaluation of Treatment of Medial Compartmental Knee
- Study Description: In this study, volunteers with knee arthritis wear
either normal or experimental shoes for 1 year. Measurements are made of knee
pain and cartilage wear.
- Contact Person: Barbara Elspas, MPH
|Interested in Research of Osteoarthritis?
- Posted: July 12, 2005
- Study Title: Interaction of Mechanical and Biological Factors in Knee
- Study Description: This study tests the effects of walking on biomarker
levels on the articular cartilage of the knee.
- Principal Investigator: Anne Mündermann, PhD
- Study Title: Internally versus Externally-Driven BWSTT for Locomotor
- Study Description: This study investigates the effects of various
parameters of locomotor training on promoting walking recovery after stroke.
- Contact Person: Fadi M. Tayim, BS,
|Tendon Transfer Surgery Studies
- Study Title: Biomechanical Modeling of Tendon Transfer in Tetraplegia
- Study Title: Muscle-Tendon Adaptation following Tendon Transfer Surgery
- Study Title: Multi-Center Trial to Improve Tendon Transfer Surgery
- Study Description: These studies investigate the results of reconstructive
tendon transfer surgeries of the hand for tetraplegic individuals, through
imaging (MRI), electrophysiology (fine wire EMG) and functional testing.
- Contact Persons: M. Elise
Johanson, MS, PT and Kelly K. Blum,