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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Repetitive Acute Intermittent Hypoxia for Spinal Cord Repair
Principal Investigator:

Martin Oudega

Location: Hines, IL
Congressional District Code: 24
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $253,050
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Our overall goal is to develop effective, clinically applicable, approaches to restore upper limb function (reach- and-grasp) after chronic contusive cervical spinal cord injury (cSCI). Impairments in upper limb function significantly reduce the quality of life for people with cSCI. Reach-and-grasp actions in animals and humans are largely controlled by the corticospinal tract (CST). We argue that promoting plasticity within the CST may support the recovery of upper limb function after cSCI. Rep...

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