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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01CX000146-09A1
Title: Cognition in Parkinson's Disease
Principal Investigator:

Deborah L. Harrington

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: April 2018 - March 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $357,222
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,622,514
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Cognitive symptoms in Parkinson's disease (PD) are often overlooked despite their frequency and the high risk they incur for the development of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia. However, considerable heterogeneity exists in the cognitive domains that are affected, suggesting that patterns of neurodegeneration may differ amongst individuals. The reasons for individual differences in cognitively-related neurodegeneration are not well understood in PD, which is essential because altered...



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