Current Research

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In the CP Discovery Lab, we do research to innovate and evaluate neurorehabilitation treatments for children and youth with cerebral palsy.


Click here to visit the Participate and Research page and see what studies we are recruiting for!

CP Discovery Lab Leads CP Neuroscience Discovery Networks



The Childhood Cerebral Palsy (CP) Integrated Neuroscience Discovery Network "CP-NET" is a Ontario based research-based innovation initiative designed to improve the care of childhood CP from prevention to treatment. CP-NET involves 30+ researchers from across 15 academic and clinical sites in Ontario. CP-NET also includes patient advocacy groups and the industrial sector.  

CP-NET Executive:

Fehlings D (Lead), deVeber G, Fehlings M, Menon R, Rosenbaum P, Scherer S.  

Funding Agency: 

Ontario Brain Institute $7,500,000 (2013-2018); $1,500,000 (2012-2013)

CP-NET Website:


For more information please visit: www.cp-net.org

Cerebral Palsy Discovery Project (CPDP)


The CPDP is an integrated national research group with goals spanning from “Cell to Person”. The CPDP brings together an inter-disciplinary research team that will work synergistically to increase our understanding of the causes of CP and explore potential avenues for prevention and treatment.

CPDP Lead Researchers: 

Fehlings D (Lead), Yager J (Co-Lead), Fehlings M, Kirton A, Majnemer A, Miller S, Oskoui M, Shevell M, Shikako-Thomas K

Funding Agency: 

Kids Brain Health Network (formally known as NeuroDevNet)

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CP Discovery Lab Current Research Studies: