The Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, USA, has been added to the list of clinical sites now participating in Invivo’s INSPIRE study.
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, in affiliation with the Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, is designated as one of the nation’s 14 Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Model Systems Centers by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). James Harrop, professor of Neurological Surgery and co-director for Adult Reconstructive Spine, has been named principal investigator at the site.
“Jefferson has established a deep-seated commitment to serving spinal cord injury patients, and we are thrilled to be taking part in InVivo’s novel clinical trial,” Harrop says.
The INSPIRE study (InVivo Study of Probable Benefit of the Neuro-Spinal Scaffold for Safety and Neurologic Recovery in Subjects with Complete Thoracic American Spinal Injury Association Impairment Scale (AIS) A Spinal Cord Injury) is currently involving 18 US clinical sites:
Banner University Medical Center, Tucson
Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center, St. Louis
Barrow Neurological Institute – St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix
Carolina Neurosurgery and Spine Associates/Carolinas Rehabilitation, Charlotte
Cooper Neurological Institute, Camden
Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine /Indiana University Health Neuroscience Center, Indianapolis
Keck Hospital of University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Medical College of Wisconsin/Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee
Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia
University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento
University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego
University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville
University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian, Pittsburgh
Vidant Medical Center, Greenville