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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Immersive Virtual Reality to Improve Outcomes in Patients with Stroke: A Pilot Study
Principal Investigator:

Johanna MD Tran

Location: Tampa, FL
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: December 2020 - November 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $82,021
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background. Over the last decade, Virtual Reality (VR) has emerged as a cutting-edge technology in stroke rehabilitation. VR is defined as a type of user-computer interface that implements real-time simulation of an activity or environment allowing user interaction via multiple sensory modalities. VR interventions in a stroke population have been shown to be equivalent to usual care therapies and to enhance motor recovery when utilized as an adjunct. Significance/Impact/Innovation. This research...

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