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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Vasomotor and Sudomotor Activity During Heat Stress in Spinal Cord Injury
Principal Investigator:

Michelle Trbovich

Location: San Antonio, TX
Congressional District Code: 21
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: January 2017 - June 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $250,464
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Sensory and motor impairment after spinal cord injury (SCI) is well studied and classified with international standardized assessment tools. Meanwhile, autonomic impairment after SCI, is without a standardized clinical assessment tool/exam, is challenging to treat and causes greater impairment in quality of life than paralysis alone.1,2 One sequela of autonomic injury post SCI is thermal dysregulation. It is well accepted that persons with spinal cord injury have impaired ability to regulate cor...

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