Current Awards

Wirelessly-Powered, Electrically Conductive Polymer Scaffold for Stem Cell-Enhanced Stroke Recovery

An astounding 800,000 strokes occur annually in the United States, creating an immense burden for stroke survivors, their caregivers, and the healthcare system with costs of more than $100 billion per year. Currently, no therapies exist to improve recovery. Stem cell therapy has emerged as a promising clinical therapy for stroke recovery. Many of stem… Read more Wirelessly-Powered, Electrically Conductive Polymer Scaffold for Stem Cell-Enhanced Stroke Recovery

Facilitating Affect Regulation in Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder

We aim to address the problem of affect dysregulation in youth diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Affect dysregulation refers to a failure to successfully manage one’s affect (emotions, moods, or stress responses) in a context-appropriate way. Affect dysregulation is a known challenge for many people and among neurodiverse populations, individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) show greater affect dysregulation than the general population.