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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01RX002245-01A1
Title: SCI Consortium Study: Harnessing big-data for plasticity and rehabilitation in translational SCI
Principal Investigator:

Adam R Ferguson

Location: San Francisco, CA
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: December 2016 - November 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,054,167
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Spinal cord injury and disorders (SCI/D) are a substantial health concern impacting about 1.2 million Americans, and 45,000 veterans. The total economic burden of SCI/D is estimated at $9 billion/year to $400 billion in lifetime medical and loss-of-productivity costs. The most common clinical presentation is high cervical SCI/D which produces a broad spectrum of issues, including loss of hand function and autonomy, sensory changes, spasticity, pain and autonomic dysfunction, profoundly impacting...



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