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WSU Research Could Help Wounded Vets

February 20, 2013



Record numbers of soldiers return from Iraq and Afghanistan with serious spinal cord injuries. Many are left permanently disabled, and often struggle to adjust to civilian life. Two gerontologists at Wayne State University are part of a national study, looking for ways to help wounded vets re-enter society. Cathy Lysack and Mark Luborsky say disabled vets face several obstacles when they return from war. Click on the audio link above to hear the conversation.

Read more about the study here.

To find out whether you can participate in the study, call 313-664-2625.