Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Corticospinal control of spinal reflex plasticity|
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| October 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Spinal cord injury (SCI), traumatic brain injury, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and other chronic disorders produce abnormal reflexes that impair locomotion, reach-and-grasp, and other motor functions for millions of Americans, including many Veterans. New treatments are urgently needed. Operant conditioning protocols can change spinal reflexes in rats, mice, monkeys, and people. These protocols, which are non-invasive in humans, can target beneficial plasticity to a specific reflex pathway. The r...
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