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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Virtual-Reality Assessment and Treatment of Binocular Vision Impairment in Traumatic Brain Injury
Principal Investigator:

Mark F. Walker

Location: Cleveland, OH
Congressional District Code: 11
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2021 - June 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $7,560
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a common problem that affects both military and civilian populations. Although most individuals with TBI recover from the acute cognitive effects of the injury, persistent sensorimotor symptoms are not uncommon. One frequently occurring post- concussive symptom is impairment of near vision. This may manifest as overt diplopia or as new difficulties reading and maintaining focus on near objects. Such symptoms have been attributed to TBI-related convergence insuffic...

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