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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Development of translational visual quality of life outcomes and non-invasive rehabilitation of visual loss
Principal Investigator:

Matthew M Harper

Location: Iowa City, IA
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: June 2020 - May 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $99,857
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of injury among Veterans; an estimated 20% of recent Veterans have experienced some form of TBI. Veterans can also acquire non-service related TBIs, with over 2 million Americans having received some form of TBI. Many recent injuries have come via exposures to blast from improvised explosive devices. Blast explosions have affected service members from all American military engagements, even without overt or extensive blast exposure. Individuals exp...

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