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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Multidimensional Evaluation of Neural Dynamics in Patients with Disorders of Consciousness using EEG
Principal Investigator:

Giuseppe Pellizzer

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2019 - March 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $49,512
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Disorders of consciousness (DOC) are the result of a severe brain injury. These conditions have become more frequent as advances in emergency medicine have led to a better survival rate after brain lesions. The assessment of DOC patients at VA facilities relies primarily on observed motor output. However, this assessment is often challenging due to the sensory, motor and cognitive disabilities resulting from the brain injury. This issue is particularly critical since the diagnosis and prognosis...

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