Research Opportunities

MNSCIMS researchers are enrolling for several research opportunities. Please see below for detailed information.

University of Minnesota Spinal Cord Injury Research Registry

A research recruitment registry for the spinal cord injury (SCI) community to help match individuals with SCI with SCI related research, news, and events in Minnesota. Learn more about the registry here.

QIGONG to Help Relieve Neuropathic Pain

The Brain Body Mind Lab is recruiting participants with spinal cord injury (paraplegia or quadriplegia) and neuropathic pain to investigate the effect of QIGONG on relieving neuropathic pain and improving brain function related to pain. Please contact Dr. Ann Van de Winckel ([email protected]) for more information. 

Effects of an Investigational Drug for Severe Neuropathic Pain

The University of Minnesota is recruiting for a study to determine the effects of an investigational drug with individuals that have a spinal cord injury and severe neuropathic pain. Call (612)-301-3072 or email [email protected] for more information. You can also learn more here.

Bone Regulation of Energy and Male Fertility after Spinal Cord Injury

University of Minnesota Researchers are seeking participants with or without a spinal cord injury for a clinical trial about how bone health affects insulin sensitivity and sperm health in adult males with spinal cord injuries. Call (612) 301-3072 for contact Dr. Leslie Morse for more information. You can also learn more here.

Cognitive Multisensory Rehabilitation to Improve Sensation and Movement after Spinal Cord Injury

Researchers at the University of Minnesota are seeking participants with spinal cord injury (paraplegia or quadriplegia) to compare the effect of Cognitive Multisensory Rehabilitation versus adaptive fitness to improve sensation and movement after a spinal cord injury. Contact Dr. Ann Van de Winckel for more information.



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