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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Targeting Neuroplasticity with Brain Computer Interfaces to Maximize Motor Recovery for Veterans with Stroke
Principal Investigator:

David Lin

Location: Providence, RI
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: September 2020 - August 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $191,378
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Stroke affects more than 15,000 Veterans per year and is the leading cause of acquired adult disability in the United States. Improving functional disability for Veterans with stroke is a high priority for the VA healthcare system. Upper extremity weakness after stroke is a major source of functional disability with over two-thirds of stroke survivors unable to incorporate their affected arm into activities of daily life at six months post-stroke. In contrast to transformative advances in acute...

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