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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Brain stimulation to alleviate weakness and maladaptive plasticity in SCI
Principal Investigator:

Kelsey Baker

Location: Cleveland, OH
Congressional District Code: 11
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: January 2019 - December 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $35,278
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Less than one percent of individuals with a spinal cord injury (SCI) experience complete functional recovery by hospital discharge. Functional deficits can be improved after discharge by combining rehabilitation with a promising experimental technique known as non-invasive brain stimulation. Non-invasive brain stimulation is believed to further improve recovery by promoting advantageous plasticity across neural substrates that survive in the majority of SCIs. Specifically, we have recently shown...

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