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, and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
  • Multi-center studies focusing on the appropriate timing of nerve repair as well as motion analysis studies exploring Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy outcomes.