Tag: Completed Research

Development and Validation of the Systemic Assessment of Book Reading

Timeline: 2014-2018 Principal Investigator: Jill Pentimonti, PhD, American Institutes for Research Co-Investigators: Ryan Bowles, PhD, Michigan State University Mileidis Gort, PhD, Ohio State University Laura Justice, PhD, Ohio State University Sherine Tambyraja, PhD, Ohio State University Tricia Zucker, PhD, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Funding Agency: Institute of Education Sciences (IES)… Read more »

Enhancing Early Learning for Children with Special Needs (ENABLE)

Timeline: 2012 –2016 Principal Investigator: Heather Taylor, PhD, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Co-Investigators: Marcia Barnes, PhD, University of Texas at Austin Cathy Guttentag, PhD, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Susan H. Landry, PhD, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Kathryn Ostermaier, MD, Baylor College… Read more »

IDEA Detectives Individualized Intervention in Reading Comprehension and Word Reading based on Best Evidence from Cognitive Science

Timeline: 2015-2018 Principal Investigator: Carolyn Denton, PhD, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Co-Investigators: Tricia Zucker, PhD., University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Funding Agency: Institute of Education Sciences Description of Project: The purpose of this research is to develop an intensive reading intervention (Idea Detectives) for students in grades… Read more »

Convergence Insufficiency Treatment Trial: Attention and Reading Trial (CITT-ART)

Timeline: 2015-2017 Principal Investigator: Mitchell Scheiman, Salus University Carolyn Denton, PhD, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) PIs at each of the nine additional research sites Funding Agency: National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health Description of Project: The purpose of the CITT-ART study is to evaluate the effects of office-based… Read more »

Developmental Consequences of Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury

Timeline: 2012 – 2017 Principal Investigators: Linda Ewing-Cobbs, PhD, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Heather Keenan, MD, PhD, MPH, University of Utah Funding Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Injury Prevention and Control Description of Project: Information from this project will inform how we identify children who… Read more »

ENRICH Intervention for Obesity Prevention among At-Risk Toddlers

Timeline: 2015 – 2017 Principal Investigators: Susan Landry, PhD, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Shreela Sharma, PhD, Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living Co-Investigators: Ursula Johnson, PhD (formerly UTHealth) Courtney Byrd-Williams, PhD, The University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus Deanna Hoelsher, PhD, Michael &… Read more »

Autologous Cell Therapies for Cerebral Palsy

Timeline: 2013-2016 Principal Investigator: Charles S. Cox, Jr. , MD, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Co-Investigator: Jenifer Juranek, PhD, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Funding Agency: TIRR Foundation CBR, Inc. Let’s Cure CP Foundation Description of Project: This is a randomized, blinded, placebo-controlled, cross-over study designed to treat… Read more »

BRAIN-PALS MRI Study

Timeline: 2014-2016 Principal Investigators: Susan H. Landry, PhD, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Co-Investigators: Ursula Johnson, PhD (formerly UTHealth) Description of the Project: Parenting in early childhood shapes children’s cognitive and social-emotional development via neurobiological mechanisms about which little is known. Most of the research on this topic has focused on children… Read more »

Interventions for Children with Attention and Reading Disorders (ICARD)

Timeline: 2010-2015 Principal Investigator: Carolyn Denton, PhD, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Co-Investigators: Oscar Bukstein, MD, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Jeff Epstein, PhD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Linda Ewing-Cobbs, PhD, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Anson Koshy, MD, University of Texas Health… Read more »