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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Targeting Functional Improvement in rTMS Therapy
Principal Investigator:

Allyson C. Rosen

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Congressional District Code: 18
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: May 2019 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $358,858
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Depressed patients inadequately responsive to medication and psychotherapy often live with serious difficulties in psychosocial functioning; thus, repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) is an important, alternative, FDA approved therapy. During typical rTMS therapy, clinicians place a stimulation coil on the patient's scalp that focally modulates the underlying cortical areas. The left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex region (DLPFC) is the most established target for treating depressi...

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