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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Neural and Behavioral Predictors of Naming Therapy Outcomes in Chronic Post-Stroke Aphasia
Principal Investigator:

Jeffrey P Johnson

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: June 2020 - May 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $95,270
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


More than 2 million people in the U.S. have aphasia, a language disorder most often caused by stroke that reduces participation in preferred activities, functional independence, and health-related quality of life. Language therapy for aphasia is efficacious, but outcomes vary across patients, presenting challenges for treatment-planning and prognostication for recovery. Recent evidence suggests brain network properties derived from functional connectivity data and quantified via graph theory may...

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