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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Age-related changes in neuroplasticity impede recovery in post-stroke depression: a novel exercise and brain stimulation paradigm to prime neuroplastic potential
Principal Investigator:

Ryan Ross

Location: Charleston, SC
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: February 2019 - January 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $45,660
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Depression is the most common neuropsychiatric manifestation following stroke. Depression amongst U.S. Veteran stroke survivors occurs more frequently than in non-Veterans and is associated with increased health care utilization, including more frequent and lengthier hospitalizations. Post-stroke depression (PSD) also interferes with functional recovery. The neuroplastic processes underlying stroke rehabilitation are likely impeded by depression thus limiting the response to rehabilitative strat...

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