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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Brain injury rehabilitation modality, regulation, & structural plasticity
Principal Investigator:

Jonathan Lifshitz

Location: Phoenix, AZ
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: August 2018 - June 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $344,393
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Summary Traumatic brain injury (TBI) results from mechanical forces applied to the head. Ensuing cascades of complex pathophysiology transition the injury event into a disease process. The protracted nature of disease dissuades continued pharmacological interventions in favor of rehabilitation strategies to alleviate neurological impairment. The enduring constellation of emotional, somatic, and cognitive impairments degrade quality of life for the millions of TBI survivors suffering fro...

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