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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: rTMS as a Cognitive Rehabilitation Approach in Veterans with Parkinson's Disease
Principal Investigator:

Sandra L Kletzel

Location: Hines, IL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: June 2019 - May 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $205,634
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


More than 100,000 US Veterans living with Parkinson's disease (PD) currently receive PD-related care and services from the VA. In addition to motor complications, PD is characterized by progressive cognitive decline leading to long-term functional impairment and diminished quality of life. Approximately 20-55% of PD patients will develop mild cognitive impairment (PD-MCI) while up to 80% will develop dementia (PD-D). Since PD-MCI is a risk factor for developing PD-D, there is a critical need to...

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