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, use of testing to help guide operative and non-operative management, outcomes following Botox injections, and aspects of therapeutic intervention.
  • Multi-center studies focusing on the appropriate timing of nerve repair as well as psychosocial development of adolescents.