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:

I21RX002545-01A1
Title: Exercise training to improve cognitive function_523_Sparrow
Principal Investigator:

David Sparrow

Location: Boston, MA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2019 - March 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $48,636
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$199,752
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
Go To NIH RePORTER


Excerpt:

Project Background/Rationale. Alzheimer's disease (AD) afflicts nearly 6 million Americans, a number projected to grow in coming decades. AD is known to have a long preclinical phase in which pathophysiologic processes develop many years, even decades, before the onset of clinical symptoms. During this preclinical phase there is evidence of unremitting decline in cognitive function, particularly in episodic memory. Thus far, evidence of the efficacy of pharmacological interventions to slow this...



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.