Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Spinal excitation to enhance mobility in elderly adults|
David J Clark
|Congressional District Code:
|| November 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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It is well known that age-related impairments of the brain and peripheral nerves contribute to a decline in walking function. Age-related impairment of the spinal cord is also a likely contributing factor, as the literature describes a variety of changes in spinal cord structure and function with aging. Specifically, the elderly spinal cord is less excitable, conducts signals more slowly, and is subject to neural noise. Therefore, we are initiating a new line of research with the goal of enhanci...
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