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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Deficient Neural Plasticity and its Functional Consequences in Schizophrenia
Principal Investigator:

Holly K Hamilton

Location: San Francisco, CA
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2019 - June 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $179,266
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


While antipsychotic medications are useful for ameliorating psychotic symptoms of schizophrenia, they have little effect on cognitive dysfunction, which is a core feature of the illness and a major determinant of functional disability and poor community outcomes. Although recent research has shown some promise in using cognitive training and cognitive-behavioral techniques to target cognition and clinical symptoms, responses to these interventions are highly variable and likely depend on intact...

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