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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Enhanced Mitochondrial Function to Increase Effectiveness of Post-Stroke Rehabilitation
Principal Investigator:

Rick Schnellmann

Location: Tucson, AZ
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: September 2019 - August 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $300,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The long-term goal of this project is to identify new therapeutics that are effective after a stroke has occurred to stimulate recovery of cognitive and motor function. Stroke-induced dysfunction is the result of neuronal injury and death, and mitochondrial dysfunction is implicated in these processes. Currently, drug therapy to treat stroke is limited to TPA, which must be administered within 6h of a stroke. This window is too short and TPA has significant side effects. In addition, therapies a...

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