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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I21RX003015-01A1
Title: Cognitive Rehabilitation for Veterans with Parkinson's Disease
Principal Investigator:

Sandra L Kletzel

Location: Hines, IL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $43,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$200,000
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

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 well-defined motor complications, PD is also characterized by progressive cognitive decline, predominantly executive function (EF) deficits. PD-related cognitive decline is clinically significant because it leads to long-term functional impairment and diminished quality of life (QoL). Currently, 20-55% of PD patients have mild cognitive impairment (PD-MCI)...



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