Thursday, November 13, 2014

PT Faculty Member Joanne Wagner Earns $94,000 International Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Alliance Pilot Grant

Program in Physical Therapy faculty member Joanne Wagner, PT, PhD and Peter Feys, PT, PhD recently received a $94,000 International Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Alliance pilot grant to examine the feasibility of developing and maintaining an international data repository for rehabilitation outcomes in multiple sclerosis. The $94,876.99 grant will examine the barriers and facilitators of developing the data repository as well as stakeholder interest sharing data across the globe. The ultimate goal of repository is to improve standards in multiple sclerosis rehabilitation practice.


You can find out more about the pilot grant here or at http://msrehabrep.org.

The International Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Alliance is a global collaborative focused on finding solutions to progressive forms of MS. The alliance awarded 22 grants in nine countries with the goal of removing barriers in treatment for progressive MS. Visit http://www.progressivemsalliance.org/ for more information.

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