Session III: Neuropathic Pain

1:00

Potential Therapies to Treat Pain Syndromes in Spinal Cord Injuries

Claire Hulsebosch, University of Texas Medical Branch

Session IV: Robotics and Physical Therapy

1:35

Developing Neural Prostheses

William Heetderks, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

2:00

Physical Therapies and Electrical Stimulation as Treatments for Spinal Cord Injuries

V. Reggie Edgerton, University of California, Los Angeles

Session V: Clinical Research Methods

2:55

Statistical Methods and Patient Registries as Tools for Clinical Spinal Cord Injury Research

Ralph Frankowski, University of Texas at Houston

3:20

Registries as Clinical Research Tools: A Case Study of the Bone Marrow Transplant Registries

Fausto Loberiza, Jr., Medical College of Wisconsin

3:45

Alternatives to Large-Scale, Randomized Controlled Trials

Curtis Meinert, Johns Hopkins University

Session VI: Discussion of Overarching Themes

4:30

General Discussion

5:00

Adjourn

Tuesday, May 25, 2004

10:45

NIH Programs That Facilitate Clinical Research on Spinal Cord Injuries

Naomi Kleitman, Program Director, Repair and Plasticity, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke



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