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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01RX002620-01A1
Title: Transcranial Direct Current stimulation for post-stroke gait rehab
Principal Investigator:

Svetlana Pundik

Location: Cleveland, OH
Congressional District Code: 11
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: October 2018 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $268,574
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,062,813
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Current rehabilitation methods fail to restore normal gait for many stroke survivors leading to dependence on others, recurrent falls, limitations in community ambulation and poor quality of life. The main objective of this study is to test both efficacy and neurophysiological mechanisms of a novel approach to treat persistent gait deficits after stroke with a combination of simultaneous non-invasive brain stimulation with transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) and gait training. Rationa...



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