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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Neurophysiological Basis for Enhancing Motor Recovery After Stroke
Principal Investigator:

Karunesh Ganguly

Location: San Francisco, CA
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - September 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $310,239
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Stroke is a major cause of disability in veterans. Despite significant advances in stroke rehabilitation methods there continue to be substantial long-term disability. Importantly, quantitative assessments have found that a major contributor to motor impairments is the presence of fragmented movement control, characterized by a lack of smooth and fast transitions between sub-movements and inconsistency over multiple attempts. Furthermore, there is a deficit in learning new movement sequences. It...

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