Published on Wednesday November 16, 2005
Dr. Michele Marcolongo (PI), associate professor of materials science and engineering, and her collaborators have received a one-year $125,000 grant from the National Football League (NFL) Charities. The grant, entitled, “MR Imaging Diagnostics for Disc Degeneration from Lower Back Pain,” grew out of the Spine Research Society, formed in May 2005. Co-investigators on the grant include Dr. Dawn Elliott, University of Pennsylvania; Dr. Ravi Reddy, University of Pennsylvania; Dr. Mak Risbud, Thomas Jefferson University; Dr. Tom Schaer, University of Pennsylvania; Dr. Irving Shapiro, Thomas Jefferson University; and Dr. Edward Vresilovic, Drexel University.