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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Effect of Exercise on Recovery in Drug-Induced Parkinsonism and Parkinson Disease
Principal Investigator:

James Morley

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: February 2016 - January 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $97,344
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION: Parkinson's disease (PD) is an incurable neurodegenerative disorder affecting approximately 1 million US adults and about 80,000 Veterans. PD causes significant morbidity due to motor and non-motor symptoms across its prolonged course with an annual economic burden of $14 billion in the US alone. Motor symptoms associated with loss of dopaminergic neurons in PD may be temporarily improved with dopamine replacing medicines, but disease-modifying therapies that delay or preven...

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