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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I21RX002527-01A1
Title: Noninvasive cervical electrical stimulation for ALS: Mechanistic and safety study
Principal Investigator:

Noam Y Harel

Location: Bronx, NY
Congressional District Code: 13
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: February 2018 - January 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$196,693
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) reduces connections between the cortical motor neurons that initiate movement and the spinal motor neurons that direct muscles to execute movement. This situation shares many key features with incomplete spinal cord injury (SCI). Accumulating evidence in SCI suggests that externally activating spared nerve circuits with electromagnetic stimulation augments neural transmission. With this goal, we developed a novel method of noninvasive cervical electrical stim...



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