Are you or your child affected by Spinal Muscular Atrophy? You may be able to participate in a research study using spinal cord stimulation (SCS), an approved clinical therapy for pain syndromes that do not respond to drugs. Unexpectedly, SCS has shown the ability to promote the recovery of leg motor function in people with complete motor paralysis
IRB: STUDY21080158C- Spinal Cord Stimulation for the treatment of motor deficits in people with Spinal Muscular Atrophy
MEET THE RESEARCHER
Marco Capogrosso, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. A graduate of Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in Italy, Dr. Capogrosso’s research interests include arm paralysis, brain computer interfaces, neuroprosthetics, and spinal cord injury.