Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Neurorestorative Therapy for Stroke Injury|
|Congressional District Code:
|| July 2016 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Aging is the major non-modifiable stroke risk factor in humans, and ischemic stroke is highly prevalent in aged Veterans and other Americans, with an economic burden exceeding $70 billion/year. Furthermore, the rate and the degree of functional recovery in aged stroke patients, as in aged animal models of stroke, are slower than in the young. In the aged brain, excitotoxicity-induced sustained neuronal peroxynitrite production is more prominent, causing sustained calpain activation and thus neur...
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