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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Multi-level assessment and rehabilitation of combat mild traumatic brain injury
Principal Investigator:

Pratik Mukherjee

Location: San Francisco, CA
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: February 2017 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $170,087
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Combat-related mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and co-morbid conditions are prevalent in returning Veterans with the reported rates ranging from 14- 22%. Chronic sequela of mTBI can be highly debilitating due to deficits in the cognitive control processes, including attention, executive functions, and memory. In prior studies, individuals with chronic acquired brain injury who participated in a cognitive training program, Goal- Oriented Attentional Self-Regulation (GOALS), which targets execu...

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