Musculoskeletal Research

Funding

Lisa Cooper

PI: Collaborative Research: “Mechanobiology of a Resilient Bone Extracellular Matrix: A Multiscale Perspective on How Bats Achieve Exceptional Mechanical Properties in their Wing Bones. Engineering, Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation”Funding agency:  NSF

(Co-PI) Collaborative Research: “The Origin of the Large Brains of Cetaceans”
Funding agency: NSF

Rebecca German

PI: “The Effect of Preterm Birth and RLN Damage on Airway Protection and Maturation”
Funding agency:  NIH

PI: “The Effect of Sensory Intervention on Swallowing and Respiration Through Neurological Maturation”
Funding agency:  NIH

Mentor: The impact of Sensory Intervention on motor output and feeding performance in term and preterm infants
PI: Christopher Mayerl, Funding Agency: NIH

Tariq Haqqi – Current

PI: “Mechanism of ZCCHC6 Regulation of Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Alzheimer’s Disease”
Funding agency:  NIH

Tobin Hieronymus

PI: “Exceptions that test the Rules- Establishing the Feasibility of Avian Feather Muscles as a Study System for Neuromotor Control”
Funding agency:  NSF

Co-PI: “100 million Years of Biotic and Tectonic Evolution in the Western Branch of the East African Rift System”
Funding agency:  NSF EAR

Co-PI: “Collaborative Research: Ecological influences on locomotor performance in free-ranging primates”.
Funding agency:  NSF; Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences, Biological Anthropology Program

Fayez Safadi

PI: “GPN Therapeutics – Osteoactivin Treatment for Accelerating Spinal Fusion in Osteoporosis”
Funding agency:  GPN Therapeutics

PI: “HNB Therapeutics LLC – Nanofiber-expanded CD34+ Stem Cells for the Treatment of Osteoporosis”
Funding agency:  HBN Therapeutics LLC

PI: “The Role of TRAPPC9 in Osteoclast Differentiation and Function”
Funding agency:  NIH

PI: “ODHE – OSU – Ohio I-Corps – Saccavi – Orthobiologic Filter System”
Funding agency:  The Ohio State University

PI: “UA – Type II: The University of Akron I-Corps Site – Slide Chiller (SU21-040)”
Funding agency:  The University of Akron

PI: “Orthopaedic Research Fellowship” –
Funding agency:  Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron

PI: “Akron Children’s Hospital Sponsored Research Agreement”
Funding agency: Akron Children’s Hospital

PI: The Therapeautic Role of GPNMB in Osteoarthritis
Funding agency: GPN Therapeautics, Inc

Hans Thewissen

PI: Collaborative Research: “The Origin of the Large Brains of Cetaceans”
Funding agency: NSF

PI: “Assessing Cumulative Hearing Damage in Bowhead Whales of the Bering-Chukchi-Beaufort Stock”
Funding agency: North Pacific Research Board

PI: Brain Evolution Research
Funding agency: Private Foundation

Jesse Young – Current

PI: “Collaborative Research:  Measuring leaping performance, evaluating its anatomical correlates, and reconsidering the importance of leaping in primate origins and early evolution”
Funding agency:  NSF; Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences, Biological Anthropology Program

PI: “Collaborative Research: Ecological influences on locomotor performance in free-ranging primates”.
Funding agency:  NSF; Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences, Biological Anthropology Program

CONTACT

Lisa Cooper, Ph.D.
Director, Musculoskeletal Research Focus Area
330-325-6310
lcooper@neomed.edu