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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Novel training environment to normalize altered finger force direction post stroke
Principal Investigator:

Na Jin Seo

Location: Charleston, SC
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: August 2019 - July 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $296,367
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Estimated 15,000 Veterans suffer a stroke each year. Stroke is a leading cause of long-term disability in the US. New strokes cost an estimated $111 million for acute inpatient care, $75 million for post-acute inpatient care, and $88 million for follow-up care in the first six months post-stroke in VHA. Yet, more than two thirds of stroke survivors have persistent hand impairment that significantly diminishes their abilities to perform activities of daily living. Dexterous manipulation of object...

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