Rhode Island Hospital joins InVivo’s INSPIRE study

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InVivo Therapeutics’ Neuro-spinal scaffold

InVivo Therapeutics has announced that Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, USA, has been added as a clinical site for the INSPIRE (InVivo Study of Probable Benefit of the Neuro-Spinal Scaffold for Safety and Neurologic Recovery in Subjects with Complete Thoracic AIS A Spinal Cord Injury) study.

Rhode Island Hospital is the principal teaching hospital of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, USA, and is the designated level one trauma centre for the southeast of the New England area of the country.

“My research interests lie in understanding repair and plasticity within the spinal cord. I look forward to being a part of the INSPIRE study and evaluating InVivo’s Neuro-spinal scaffold first-hand,” Adetokunbo Oyelese, says. Oyelese is director of Spinal Disorders for the Department of Neurosurgery and Surgical Director for the Comprehensive Spine Center at Rhode Island Hospital. He will be principal investigator at the site, which has been added as number 29 for INSPIRE.

There are now 29 clinical sites participating in the clinical study:

  • Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, USA
  • Banner University Medical Center, Tucson, USA
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center, St Louis, USA
  • Barrow Neurological Institute – St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, USA
  • Ben Taub Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, USA
  • Carolina Neurosurgery and Spine Associates/Carolinas Rehabilitation, Charlotte, USA
  • Cooper Neurological Institute, Camden, USA
  • Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Canada
  • Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine/Indiana University Health Neuroscience Center, Indianapolis, USA
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
  • Keck Hospital of University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
  • Medical College of Wisconsin/Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, USA
  • Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City, USA
  • Northwestern Medicine, Chicago, USA
  • Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, USA
  • Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, USA
  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, USA
  • St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, USA
  • Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada
  • University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, USA
  • University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, USA
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, USA
  • University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, USA
  • University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville, USA
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian, Pittsburgh, USA
  • University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, USA
  • Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, USA