University at Buffalo Awarded Grant to Study Muscle Strength and Multiple Sclerosis

Nadine Fisher, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Science and Director, Rehabilitation Physiology Lab

Published October 5, 2012

The University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions’ Rehabilitation Physiology Lab has been awarded a three-year $597,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research to study the effects of a specific respiratory muscle exercise training program on respiratory muscle strength and endurance, as well as fatigue, exercise capacity, and functional performance, on patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).  Dr. Nadine Fisher, clinical associate professor of rehabilitation science and director of the Rehabilitation Physiology Lab and Dr. Andrew Ray, assistant professor of rehabilitation science are co-principal investigators.