Cerebrovascular Accident clinical trials at University of California Health
2 in progress, 1 open to eligible people
open to eligible people ages 18 years and up
When patients survive a severe brain injury but fail to fully recover, they often enter a Disorder of Consciousness (DoC) --that is, a set of related conditions of decreased awareness and arousal including the Vegetative State (VS) and the Minimally Conscious State (MCS). When these conditions become chronic, there are no approved treatments to help bolster any further recovery. In prior work, we have shown the clinical feasibility and potential of Low Intensity Focused Ultrasound Pulsation (LIFUP) as a remarkably safe form of non-invasive brain stimulation in these conditions.
Sorry, not yet accepting patients
The investigators would like to investigate the effectiveness of somatosensory training for robot-assisted hand motor rehabilitation after stroke.
at UC Irvine
Our lead scientists for Cerebrovascular Accident research studies include David Reinkensmeyer, Ph.D.