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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Neural Predictors of Recovery from Auditory Comprehension Deficits in Aphasia
Principal Investigator:

Juliana V. Baldo

Location: Martinez, CA
Congressional District Code: 11
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2016 - December 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Many types of brain injuries, particularly stroke, can result in serious language impairment. Many veterans with "aphasia" have some degree of difficulty understanding language when they are spoken to, which affects their ability to communicate. Some recover their auditory comprehension skills over time, while some do not. To date, there is no clear-cut explanation as to why this occurs, making it difficult for clinicians to offer a concrete progn...

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