The New Jersey Commission on Spinal Cord Research awarded $549,000 to Trevor Dyson-Hudson, MD, for research on spinal cord injuries, reports EurekAlert.
1. Dr. Dyson-Hudson, director of the Center for Spinal Cord Injury Research at Kessler Foundation in West Orange, N.J, is among three scientists who received a grant from the NJCSCR.
2. He will investigate the effectiveness of a new minimally invasive intervention for disabling shoulder pain in wheelchair users with chronic spinal cord injuries.
3. The study will examine the effects of corticosteroid and adipose tissue injections into the shoulders of the participants and aims to expand treatment options for wheelchair users suffering from shoulder pain and limited range of motion.