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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX003666-01A1
Title: Purkinje Cell Rhythmicity, Synchrony, and Enhancing Function in Cerebellar Disorders
Principal Investigator:

John S. Stahl

Location: Cleveland, OH
Congressional District Code: 11
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2017 - June 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $122,975
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$675,750
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Because there are so many causes of cerebellar damage (e.g. alcoholism, blast injury, neurodegenerative diseases, stroke, and simple aging), veterans suffering imbalance, visual impairment, and incoordination due to cerebellar damage are common. In the past, neurologists had few therapies to improve function in these patients. Now two emerging ideas in cerebellar physiology hold the promise that better treatments can be rationally designed. The irregularity hypothesis states that cerebellar dysf...



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