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Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center Supports 52nd Annual Tri State Regional Wheelchair and Ambulatory Games to Promote Social, Physical and Mental Health Through Sports
Source:The New York Times
The WFCPC's Jennifer M. Bain, MD, PhD is featured in this NY Times article following Susannah’s journey on how scientists created a bespoke drug for a gene that affects her nervous system.
Spinal cord stimulation has emerged as a promising therapy to restore mobility and autonomic function after spinal cord injury.
The Movement Recovery Laboratory, part of the Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center at Columbia University Medical Center, was awarded a grant from NIH to improve movement after paralyzing injury.
- August 31, 2021
Hal and Linda Ritch recently made a generous donation to the Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center (WFCPC) at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
- August 30, 2021
The Movement Recovery Laboratory at the Columbia University Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center, has recently been awarded a Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant.
- May 18, 2021
The Weinberg Family CP Center virtually hosted the Cerebral Palsy Reasearch Networks (CPRN) fourth annual investigator conference in April of 2021.
Source:NIH - Translational PediatricsFebruary 10, 2021
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”.
- October 15, 2020
Lydia explains what enrolling in the Genetics Project entails at the Weinberg Family CP Center.
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.