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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Impact of Left Hemisphere Stroke on Cognitive Functioning and Implications for Driving
Principal Investigator:

Juliana V. Baldo

Location: Martinez, CA
Congressional District Code: 11
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - March 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $242,940
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Chronic disability following stroke is a significant problem for Veterans that can affect a variety of daily activities. One area of importance in clinical assessment and treatment planning is the impact of stroke on driving safety. Unfortunately, formal assessments of driving fitness and related cognitive deficits (e.g., visuospatial changes) are often not conducted in left hemisphere stroke patients. The current project will address this gap by evaluating left hemisphere stroke patients on a s...

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