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Hal and Linda Ritch recently made a generous donation to the Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center (WFCPC) at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
The Movement Recovery Laboratory at the Columbia University Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center, has recently been awarded a Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant.
The Weinberg Family CP Center virtually hosted the Cerebral Palsy Reasearch Networks (CPRN) fourth annual investigator conference in April of 2021.
Source:NIH - Translational Pediatrics
An evaluation of the reliability and responsiveness of assessment of caregiver experience with neuromuscular disease following botulinum toxin injection to relieve spasticity in children with CP.
- January 13, 2021
The Weinberg Family CP Center has implemented electronic consenting (eConsent) of patients into the Cerebral Palsy Patient Registry. Our research coordinator goes into more detail.
- December 15, 2020
Grant awarded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is for a focus on “Paired brain and spinal cord stimulation to strengthen spinal sensorimotor circuits”.
Source:The Cerebral Palsy Research Network (CPRN)August 6, 2020
The WFCPC is CPRN’s first site in New York City and provides a large and diverse patient population, including children and adults, for the studies conducted by CPRN.
- June 26, 2020
The Movement Recovery Lab at the Weinberg Family CP Center, led by Jason Carmel, MD, PhD, has recently been awarded a grant to continue its research into a clinical trial.
- June 1, 2017
A robot-driven device that improves posture and walking in children with crouch gait by enhancing their muscle strength and coordination.
Our team is seeking objective ways to assess pain and discomfort in nonverbal patients using self-reporting devices otherwise known as “augmentative and alternative communications” tools.
Improving quality life and overall function for CP patients with the creation of devise robotic assistance devices.