Financed Research Projects


Since its beginning in 1994, the Moelle épinière et motricité Québec Foundation has invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in scientific research.

Here are some projects that have received grants over time.

Creating a clinical research unit for the healing of injuries to the spinal cord
Location : McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)
Researchers : Dr Benoit Goulet, Dr Judith Marcoux, Dr Mohan Radhakrishna, Dr Simon Tinawi
Collaborator : Dr Albert Aguayo, neurologist and reknowned researcher, McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)

The efficiency of midodrine in the treatment of the absence of antegrade ejaculation in SCI
Location : Gingras-Lindsay Research Institute of Montreal
Researcher : Dr Bernard Leduc
Collaborators : Dr. Christine Fournier, Department of Physical Medicine, Gingras-Lindsay Rehabilitation Institute of Montreal, Dr. Géraldine Jacquemin, Department of Physical Medicine, Lindsay Gingras Rehabilitation Institute of Montreal, Yves Lepage, PhD, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Montreal

Study of cardiovascular training to reduce autonomic hyperreflexia during ejaculatory testing in humans with SCI
Location : Department of Sexology, Université du Quebec à Montréal (UQAM)
Researcher : Dr Frédérique Courtois
Collaborators : Dr Serge Carrier, IRGLM, Dr Géraldine Jacquemin, IRGLM, Dr Christine Fournier, IRGLM,
Dr Jean-Guy Vézina, IRDPQ, Dre Isabelle Côté, IRDPQ, Stacy Elliott, GF Strong & Icord, Vancouver, Andrei Krassioukov, GF Strong & Icord, Vancouver, Dre Kathleen Charvier, Hospices civils de Lyon, Dr Albert Leriche, Hospices civils de Lyon

Study on the use of different postures used by patients with incomplete spinal cord injuries to adapt to their environment
Location : McGill University
Researcher: Dr Hugues Barbeau

Impact of manual wheelchair skills on social participation among people with SCI
Location : CIRRIS (Centre interdisciplinaire de recherche en réadaptation et intégration sociale)
Researchers : Valérie Lemay, Dr François Routhier
Collaborators : Dr Luc Noreau, Dr Carol Richards