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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01RX002969-01A2
Title: Deconstructing Spasticity after Spinal Cord Injury
Principal Investigator:

Andrew Tan

Location: West Haven, CT
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $292,743
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,187,775
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

The goal of this study is to investigate the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying spasticity, and establish the groundwork for future translational studies in the clinic. A majority of US Veterans with SCI experience clinically significant spasticity, which can disrupt rehabilitation and negatively impact quality-of-life, e.g., mobility, personal hygiene, intimate relationships (Holtz et al., 2017; Skold et al., 1999; Walter et al., 2002). Current spasticity management strategies are pal...



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