Rehabilitation / Clinical research
NOCI is proud to have collaborative relationships with Key Opinion Leaders in the clinical and research realms.
We are able to execute assigned scope of work and help clients maintain HIPAA & FDA compliance.
Providing an opportunity for integration, convergence, and collaboration across borders by respecting and conserving the richness of diversity.
Leading the future of improved delivery and management of healthcare to affect a positive change in neurological, musculoskeletal and oncological science.
AO SPINE’s innaugural podcast, Top 10 Research Priorities in #DCM, featured NOCI CSO Dr. Kalsi-Ryan, and achieved an amazing 10, 000 listens in the first two months! Clearly proving that podcasts are an educational opportunity in the #research field, AO Spine is back with a new 5 part podcast series called Research Top Tops. Listen to the podcasts here.
Click Here to Read how KITE’s researach scientists and our CSO, Dr. Sukhvinder Kalsi-Ryan, are bringing rehabililtation research to the masses.
NOCI is supporting the use of the GRASSP test in Onward’s Up-LIFT trial, which began its first patient enrollment this year. Up-LIFT is the first large-scale trial of non-invasive spinal cord stimulation technology. Read more about this groundbreaking trial here.
Excellence and Innovation in Clinical Science
Neural Outcomes is proud to showcase and highlight our exclusive training and education partnership with Nor Consult, LLC. Nor Consult, LLC is an industry-leading contract research organization (CRO) that has extensive experience in managing global multi-center trials for industry, academia, and non-profit sponsors. Focused on providing clients with an exceptional level of services, Nor Consult specializes in designing, managing, and analyzing clinical research studies relating to the spine, spinal cord, and orthopedics. Nor Consult offers a range of services that fit the needs of any clinical study; they are excellent at customizing and providing services tailored for individual needs.
By partnering with NOCI, Nor Consult LLC. is able to provide expert guidance on Investigational New Drug (IND) study applications for Phase 1 clinical trials, training and education opportunities for clinicians and study staff, development and validation of new outcome measures, and resources for Medical Science Liaisons (MSL).
We look forward to sharing with our network some of our joint ventures with Nor Consult, LLC. as we optimize your needs.
This 11th season of the Dr. Albin T. Jousse Lecture Series presented by the SCRP Best Practice Forum features none other than our esteemed CSO, Dr. Kalsi-Ryan. On March 25th Dr. Kalsi-Ryan joins Drs. Jenna Dengler, Larry Robinson, and Cathy Craven to discuss Augmenting our Reach in 2021: Planned Implementation of an Interprofessional Peripheral Nerve Transfer Clinic.
The Lecture Series provides a venue for students, consumers, physicians, scientists, and clinicians working in rehab settings to collaborate and share their findings to review the program of nerve transfers, discuss surgical considerations, classify and distinguish therapy for non-time-sensitive/time-sensitive patients, and answer questions from guests. This event is sponsored by the Rehabilitation Engineering Laboratory, The Spinal Cord Rehab Program, The Neural Engineering and Therapeutics Team, and Toronto Rehab. For more information and registration details visit
NOCI is now the exclusive manufacturing and distributing e-commerce supplier of the Toronto Rehab Institute Hand Function Test (TRI-HFT). This collaborative commercial partnership with the KITE Research Institute -UHN, makes the TRI-HFT available for both clinical and industry use. The TRI-HFT is designed to assess upper extremity performance after a stroke or spinal cord injury that has been treated with neuromodulation or tendon/peripheral nerve transfer. Visit the NOCI eStore for purchase and product licensing,
“We designed and developed the TRI Hand Function Test because we discovered that there are no standardized assessment tools available for researchers and clinicians to measure gains in upper extremity function, especially in individuals with spinal cord injury. This is the only tool available on the market that can consistently and reliably measure the change in arm-hand function and is quick to administer and requires no formal training.”
-Naaz Kapadia Desai, The Kite Research Institute at UHN
In alignment with NOCI’s mission of Partnering with the Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) community to foster, drive, and implement clinical discovery”, Neural Outcomes has entered this new year with an exclusive training and education partnership with the Loewenstein Hospital Rehabilitation Center (LHRC). The agreement provides non-exclusive rights to Neural Outcomes to govern the license of certain intellectual property by LHRC, Prof. Amiram Catz, and Ms. Malka Itzkovich for distribution, delivery, transfer, education, and sales. Read more about our newest partner, LHRC, here.
#4 on the Top 10 Research Priorities from AO SPine on the official #MyelopathyMatters Podcast, is finally here!
This episode features NOCI’s CSO, Dr. Kalsi-Ryan, DCM patient, Paige Howard, and Spine Surgeon, Dr. Koljonen. They delve into #DCM, and Dr. Kalsi-Ryan shares which functional tool provides an objective assesment for patients with degenerative cervical myelopathy.
The Neural Outcomes e-Learning Platform has officially launched! This platform provides health care professionals with the necessary training needed to become Standardized Range of Motion Assessors, for the DSI PL3397-A-303 study protocol branded as the ASIA Enliven Study.