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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Medical Imaging of Peripheral Nerve Injury and Repair
Principal Investigator:

Sameer Shah

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2021 - December 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $169,889
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Peripheral nerve damage is a debilitating consequence of both traumatic injury to the extremities of soldiers, and a secondary outcome following spinal cord injury (SCI). Equally devastating, for both the Veteran and general population, is nerve damage during excision of surrounding tissue, disease, or iatrogenic injury. Functional recovery from nerve damage is often incomplete, resulting in impaired motor function, sensory loss, and pain. Recovery is especially poor for chronic nerve injuries,...

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