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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01RX002987-01A1
Title: Long Term Aerobic Exercise to Slow Progression in Parkinson's Disease
Principal Investigator:

Ergun Y. Uc

Location: Iowa City, IA
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2019 - June 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $174,676
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,098,704
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Parkinson's disease (PD) culminates in dementia, immobility, and death at a huge societal cost. Even early in the course, motor and cognitive dysfunction impairs instrumental activities of daily living (IADL). Non-motor symptoms due to fatigue, mood, sleep, and autonomic disorders further reduce quality of life (QoL). DTI shows progressive decline in brain tissue integrity. Usual care of PD centers on medical and surgical treatments relieve motor symptoms, but these cause side effects and lose e...



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