Grants and Funding

VA RR&D

Grant Number: B2988C
Project Title: Center for Wheelchairs and Robotics Engineering
PI: Rory Cooper
Primary Sponsor: VA RR&D Core Funding
Total Amount: $4,500,000
Start Date: 7/1/2019
End Date: 6/30/2024

Grant Number: B0971-R
Project Title: Field-Based Assessment of Energy Expenditure in SCI
PI: Dan Ding
Primary Sponsor: RR&D Merit Review
Total Amount: $824,999
Start Date: 4/1/2015
End Date: 3/31/2020

Grant Number: B6214L
Project Title: Senior Research Career Scientist
PI: Rory Cooper
Primary Sponsor: VA-Career Scientist
Total Amount: $845,047
Start Date: 3/1/2015
End Date: 2/28/2022

Grant Number: A2753-R
Project Title: Clinical Evaluation of Pneumatic Technology, for Powered Mobility Devices
PI: Brad Dicianno
Primary Sponsor: RR&D Merit Review
Total Amount: $702,928
Start Date: 9/1/2019
End Date: 8/31/2023

Grant Number: A2755-R
Project Title: Powered Person Transfer System
PI: Rory Cooper
Primary Sponsor: RR&D Merit Review
Total Amount: $841,833
Start Date: 9/1/2019
End Date: 8/31/2023

Grant Number: A2794-R
Project Title: Development of TransKinect: A Clinically Robust System for Transfer Assessment
PI: Alicia Koontz
Primary Sponsor: RR&D Merit Review
Total Amount: $821,228
Start Date: 5/1/2019
End Date: 4/30/2023

Grant Number: A2794-R
Project Title: Development of TransKinect: A Clinically Robust System for Transfer Assessment
PI: Alicia Koontz
Primary Sponsor: RR&D Merit Review
Total Amount: $821,228
Start Date: 5/1/2019
End Date: 4/30/2023

Grant Number: B2837-W
Project Title: Plasticity in the Spinal Cord to Enhance Motor Retraining after Stroke
PI: Michael Urbin
Primary Sponsor: RR&D CDA 2
Total Amount: $789,306
Start Date: 11/1/2018
End Date: 10/31/2023


OTHER VA

Grant Number: 824-MR-38411
Project Title: Data to Improve Veteran's Outcomes in SCI/D
PI: Brad Dicianno
Primary Sponsor: HSR&D Merit Review
Total Amount: $54,283
Start Date: 7/1/2019
End Date: 6/30/2021


FEDERAL NON-VA

Grant Number: 90DP0078-01
Project Title: Translating Transfer Training and Wheelchair Maintenance into Practice
PI: Michael Boninger
Primary Sponsor: Administration for Community Living
Total Amount: $613,375
Start Date: 9/30/2015
End Date: 9/30/2020

Grant Number: 90SI5014-01-00
Project Title: University of Pittsburgh Model Center on Spinal Cord Injury
PI: Michael Boninger
Primary Sponsor: Administration for Community Living
Total Amount: $1,500,765
Start Date: 9/30/2016
End Date: 9/29/2021

Grant Number: U01NS108922
Project Title: Context-dependent processing in sensorimotor cortex
PI: Jen Collinger
Primary Sponsor: NIH
Total Amount: $1,182,379
Start Date: 9/30/2018
End Date: 7/31/2020

Grant Number: 90DPGE0002-01-00
Project Title: Innovation in Disability Empowerment and Service Delivery
PI: Brad Dicianno
Primary Sponsor: Administration for Community Living
Total Amount: $2,468,222
Start Date: 9/30/2016
End Date: 9/29/2021

Grant Number: HT0014-19-P-0367
Project Title: State of the Science Symposium
PI: Rory Cooper
Primary Sponsor: Defense Health Agency
Total Amount: $248,550
Start Date: 9/29/2019
End Date: 9/28/2021

Grant Number: W81XWH-17-1-0620
Project Title: Manual Wheelchair Virtual Seating Coach
PI: Rory Cooper
Primary Sponsor: US Army
Total Amount: $148,468
Start Date: 9/1/2017
End Date: 2/28/2020

Grant Number: 90DP0056
Project Title: Self-Management Assistance through Technology - Virtual Coaches for Wheelchair Users
PI: Dan Ding
Primary Sponsor: Administration for Community Living
Total Amount: $2,372,456
Start Date: 10/1/2013
End Date: 9/30/2020

Grant Number: 90SF0019-01
Project Title: Development of Pneumatic Power Assist Wheelchair (PneuPAW)
PI: Rory Cooper
Primary Sponsor: Administration for Community Living
Total Amount: $41,764
Start Date: 6/1/2018
End Date: 3/30/2020

Grant Number: UH3NS107714
Project Title: Biomimetic Approach Towards a Dexterous Neuroprosthesis
PI: Michael Boninger
Primary Sponsor: NIH
Total Amount: $7,077,079
Start Date: 9/30/2018
End Date: 8/31/2023

Grant Number: U01 DD001280
Project Title: The National Spina Bifida Patient Registry at the University of Pittsburgh
PI: Brad Dicianno
Primary Sponsor: CDC
Total Amount: $344,986
Start Date: 9/1/2019
End Date: 8/31/2024

Grant Number: 90DPKT0004-01-00
Project Title: Translating mHealth Technology to a Community Service Organization Providing Long Term Services and Supports
PI: Brad Dicianno
Primary Sponsor: Administration for Community Living
Total Amount: $16,577
Start Date: 9/30/2019
End Date: 9/29/2024

Grant Number: 90PRRC0004-01-01
Project Title: State of Pennsylvania Paralysis Resource Center
PI: Brad Dicianno
Primary Sponsor: Administration for Community Living
Total Amount: $49,873
Start Date: 7/1/2019
End Date: 6/30/2021

Grant Number: 847K383
Project Title: AccessATE: Making Community College Technician Education More Accessible for Everyone
PI: Rory Cooper
Primary Sponsor: NSF
Total Amount: $127,411
Start Date: 9/1/2018
End Date: 8/31/2024

Grant Number: 1R01HD096085-01A1
Project Title: Body Composition and Energy Expenditure in Youth with Spina Bifida
PI: Theresa Crytzer
Primary Sponsor: NSF
Total Amount: $119,977
Start Date: 7/1/2019
End Date: 5/31/2024

Grant Number: 90REGE0001-02
Project Title: Improving health and function
PI: Rory Cooper
Primary Sponsor: Administration for Community Living
Total Amount: $14,527
Start Date: 9/30/2017
End Date: 9/29/2022

Grant Number: 90DPGE0010-01-00
Project Title: Autonomy, Safety, and Social Integration via Smart Technologies (ASSIST)
PI: Dan Ding
Primary Sponsor: NIDILRR
Total Amount: $1,333,028
Start Date: 9/30/2020
End Date: 9/29/2022


NON-FEDERAL

 

Project Title: Toyota Augmenting Mobility Challenge
PI: Rory Cooper
Primary Sponsor: NESTA/Toyota
Total Amount: $659,744
Start Date: 11/1/2017
End Date: 10/31/2020

Grant Number: EEC-1560174
Project Title: American Student Placements and Internships in Rehabilitation Engineering
PI: Rory Cooper
Primary Sponsor: NSF
Total Amount: $371,506
Start Date: 3/1/2016
End Date: 2/28/2020

Grant Number: U01 DD001257
Project Title: The Continued Development and Implementation of the Spina Bifida Collaborative Care Network
PI: Brad Dicianno
Primary Sponsor: Spina Bifida Association
Total Amount: $164,870
Start Date: 9/1/2019
End Date: 8/31/2024

Grant Number: 546511
Project Title: mWheelActive: A mHealth Intervention to Reduce Sedentary Behaviors in SCI
PI: Dan Ding
Primary Sponsor: Craig H. Neilsen Foundation
Total Amount: $299,495
Start Date: 7/31/2018
End Date: 7/30/2020

Grant Number: 3173
Project Title: Development of the Caregiver Assisted Transfer Technique (CATT) Instrument
PI: Alicia Koontz
Primary Sponsor: PVA Research Foundation
Total Amount: $148,697
Start Date: 1/1/2020
End Date: 12/31/2021


TRAINING PROGRAMS

Grant Number: EEC-1852322
Project Title: American Student Placements and Internships in Rehabilitation Engineering
PI: Rory Cooper
Primary Sponsor: NSF
Total Amount: $359,933
Start Date: 4/1/2019
End Date: 3/31/2022

Grant Number: EEC-1560174
Project Title: American Student Placements and Internships in Rehabilitation Engineering
PI: Rory Cooper
Primary Sponsor: NSF
Total Amount: $351,506
Start Date: 3/1/2016
End Date: 2/28/2020

Grant Number: DGE 1144584
Project Title: Interdisciplinary Graduate Education Research Training
PI: Rory Cooper
Primary Sponsor: NSF
Total Amount: $2,993,021
Start Date: 7/15/2012
End Date: 6/30/2020

Grant Number: 90AR5021
Project Title: ARRT- Career Advancement for Engineers in the Science of Rehabilitation
PI: Dan Ding
Primary Sponsor: Administration for Community Living
Total Amount: $714,947
Start Date: 10/1/2014
End Date: 9/30/2020

Grant Number: EEC-1609566
Project Title: Quality of Life Research Experience for Teachers
PI: Mary Goldberg
Primary Sponsor: NSF
Total Amount: $596,467
Start Date: 7/1/2016
End Date: 6/30/2020

Grant Number: R25 HD098048
Project Title: Rehabilitation Medicine Scientist Training Program
PI: Michael Boninger
Primary Sponsor: NIH
Total Amount: $812,000
Start Date: 4/1/2019
End Date: 3/31/2024