DRI Study Recruiting

At the University of Delaware, the Delaware Rehabilitation Institute is currently recruiting for multiple research studies. Recruitment criteria and application instructions follow below.


Cerebral Palsy (CP) Study

We are recruiting children WITH or WITHOUT cerebral palsy who can walk unassisted and are 5 – 12 years of age for a research study. We want to see how cerebral palsy affects balance & mobility. Compensation provided. For more information, please contact CPstudies@udel.edu or (302) 831-4615.

ACHILLES TENDON Study

Achilles tendon study
We are looking for individuals 16 years or older (no upper age limit) who have an Achilles tendon injury (including tendinitis, tendinosis, tendinopathy, rupture, bursitis and insertional disorders). If interested, please contact Jenn Marmon at (302) 831-4615 or jmarmon@udel.edu. Detailed information can be found in our Achilles Tendon Study brochure.

Healthy Individuals
We are looking for healthy individuals 18 years or older who are interested in participating in research studies.

ACL StudIES

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qMRI Study: We are looking for individuals between the ages of 16-45 who have undergone ACL reconstructive surgery within the last three months. The study involves a walking experiment and quantitative magnetic resonance imaging (qMRI) to monitor knee cartilage health over time. A phone conversation is required to determine study eligibility. If you are interested, please contact Jane Diehl at (302) 831-4616 or diehlj@udel.edu. More information can be found on our facebook page.

 

Stroke (RECOVERY) Studies

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We are conducting several studies investigating new techniques to improve function in individuals after suffering a stroke.  If you are interested, please contact Jen Marmon at (302) 831-4615 or jmarmon@udel.edu. Detailed information can be found in our Stroke Studies brochure.

 

 

 

Stroke (Psychology) Study

We are looking for individuals between the ages of 21-85 that have suffered a single stroke.  Individuals may not have had multiple strokes, prior psychiatric disorders, no disturbed consciousness and must be more than three months post stroke.  If interested, please contact Jen Marmon at (302) 831-4615 or jmarmon@udel.edu.

Healthy Individuals

We are looking for healthy individuals 18 years or older who are interested in participating in research studies. We need individuals who are without pain or health conditions.  Studies may include questionnaires, screening, strength testing, walking analysis or functional testing.  You may be compensated, depending on the study. If interested, please contact (302) 831-4616.