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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Harnessing big-data for plasticity and rehabilitation in translational SCI
Principal Investigator:

Adam R Ferguson

Location: San Francisco, CA
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2021 - March 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $150,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Spinal cord injury and disorders (SCI/D) are substantial health concerns impacting veterans at a higher rate than the civilian population. The total economic burden of SCI/D is estimated at $9 billion/year to $400 billion in lifetime medical and loss-of-productivity costs. The most common clinical presentation is high cervical SCI/D which produces a broad spectrum of issues, including loss of hand function, autonomy, sensory changes, spasticity, pain and autonomic dysfunction, profoundly impacti...

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