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Provide Insights to Guide SCI Research

Would you like to provide insights to help guide researchers doing studies of health and participation among people with spinal cord injury?

The MUSC Longevity after Injury Project is looking for people with SCI to get involved in our (CAP) Community Advisory Panel meetings. The meetings are used to help us make sure that our research is being sensitive to the needs of people with SCI and that we gain the perspective of people with SCI in developing our research. We are looking for people who are diverse in terms of age and years post injury, and we particularly need people who are younger and those who have been injured more recently. Dr. Jim Krause is the leader of the research program and he has a SCI dating back to 1971.  Our CAP meetings are held in person near you or virtually online using Moodle software.

The meetings are 2 to 3 hours and consist of reviewing content/results of our spinal cord injury research.  The goal is to get feedback and insights from people with SCI that will shape future SCI studies. We do provide financial compensation for your time, effort and travel; $75 for virtual, and $100 for in person meetings.

If you are interested in becoming involved, please call Richard Aust at MUSC, 843-792-2605 or email him at aust [at]