Our current and on-going research includes:

  • Basic science research in the lab focusing on the impact of these injuries on the growth and development of muscles, with investigation of medications to preserve muscle tissue and prevent contractures.
  • Clinical research with focus on surgical outcomes, quality of life measures, compensatory patterns, diaphragm paralysis, shoulder dislocation, and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
  • Multi-center studies focusing on outcomes, body structure and functions, and quality of life measures of patients growing up with Brachial Plexus Birth Injury.