Fiscal Year: 2018
1275 The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (74780)
Principal Investigator: Dr Gabriel de Erausquin
Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 9,954,669
Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): Yes
Start and End Dates: 3/1/17 - 8/31/20
Restricted Research: YES
Academic Discipline: Psychiatry & Neurology
Department, Center, School, or Institute: School of Medicine
Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: VBLF Institute Neuroscience Research
Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity:
Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation
Program Title: N/A
Implement multidisciplinary programs in clinical excellence and personalized medicine with VBMC, RGSC, VA and TTX. These programs will integrate research and service lines for specific populations, focused on: Neuromodulation, including repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and electroconvulsive therapy for refractory depression, deep brain stimulation for movement disorders, vagus nerve stimulation for management of seizures and refractory depression, and (under research protocols) stroke rehabilitation, memory disorders and traumatic brain injury/concussion. Neurorehabilitation, including research and innovation in rehabilitation, including development of robotic prostheses, brain machine interfaces, and neuromodulation. Neuroimaging. State of the art image analysis and diagnostic tools. Cross-modal perception for sensory deficits. Research and implementation.
Total grant is $14mil+. $9,954,669 designated for research.