Research Initiation Grants (RIG)

RIG Submissions – January 2017

 

 

Mei-Lan Chen

Nursing

“Being Active for Healthy Aging with Disability-Free and Independent Living: Effects of Tai Chi Exercise-Based Intervention on Mobility, Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviors, and Cognitive Functions in Community-Dwelling Inactive Older Adults”

 

Fayron Epps

Nursing

“African American Dementia Family Caregivers Involvement in Health Promotion Activities”

 

Bradley Farrell

Physical Therapy

“Spinal Cord Stimulation to Modulate Pain and Spasticity after SCI: A Pilot Study”

 

Ashley Helvig

Nursing

“A Sleep Intervention (SLEEP-Extend) for Young Adults At-Risk for Type 2 Diabetes”

 

Martha Polovich

Nursing

“Pilot Study: Exposure of Patients’ Family Members to Chemotherapy during Home Infusions”

 

Liang-Ching Tsai

Physical Therapy

“Effects of Knee Loading Modulation and Timing of Intervention on Cartilage Degeneration and Gait Kinematics in Rats Following Knee Injuries”

 

Desiree Wanders

Nutrition

“Novel Anti-inflammatory Actions of Fibroblast Growth Factor 21 (FGF21)”