Ongoing Research Initiatives

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We care for patients with cerebral palsy in all life stages. To learn more about cerebral palsy treatment at UCLA Health, call 424-259-6593.

Cerebral Palsy Research Network (CPRN)

The Cerebral Palsy Research Network (CPRN) is a group of doctors, therapists and patient advocates collaborating to improve treatments and outcomes for people with CP. The network combines the expertise of doctors and therapists committed to treating CP with clinical epidemiologists and rigorous data collection practices to plan and execute high quality clinical trials and quality improvement protocols. The mission of the Cerebral Palsy Research Network (CPRN) is to improve outcomes for people with cerebral palsy through high quality clinical research and quality initiatives. The purpose of this project is to establish a national CP registry to promote improved understanding of prevalence, prevention, care and quality of life for individuals with CP.
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Video Gaming Project for Recreation

Playing video games is an enjoyable recreational and social activity for individuals of all ages. However, children with movement disorders, such as cerebral palsy, often have difficulty with successful game play limiting their participation in social activities with friends and families. Children's ability to play video games and their enjoyment is measured with and without adaptive technology.

Walking and Bone in Children and Adults with Cerebral Palsy Study Information

The purpose of this research study is to better understand the relationship between walking and bone in children and adults with cerebral palsy.

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