Talk to the Veterans Crisis Line now
U.S. flag
An official website of the United States government

Office of Research & Development

print icon sign up for VA Research updates

Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

IK1RX002962-01A1
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):
$228,332
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
Go To NIH RePORTER


Excerpt:

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...



Questions about the R&D website? Email the Web Team.

Any health information on this website is strictly for informational purposes and is not intended as medical advice. It should not be used to diagnose or treat any condition.