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Leo Bonilha Laboratory

Research Support

Ongoing Research Support:

  1. R01DC014021 (NIH/NIDCD) Bonilha (PI)   07/01/2014 – 07/01/2019
    Brain Connectivity Supporting Language Recovery in Aphasia.
    Major Goal: To investigate how residual structural connectivity enables recovery from aphasia in individuals who suffered a stroke
  2. 15SFDRN26030003 (American Heart Association) Bonilha (PI)   07/01/2015 – 07/01/2019
    Influence of Pre-Morbid Brain Health on Stroke Recovery.
    Major Goal: To investigate how pre-stroke brain health can affect recovery from stroke with regards to focal neurological deficits and quality of life.
  3. U01DC011739 (NIH/NIDCD) Fridriksson (PI)      04/09/2012 – 04/09/2017
    Trans-cranial Direct Current Stimulation to Treat Aphasia: Phase II Trial.
    Major Goal: To investigate the adjunctive role of brain stimulation during aphasia treatment.
    Role: To help recruit patients in the multi-site trial. To analyze functional MRI data and aid treatment of aphasia (Co-Investigator).
  4. P50 DC014664 (NIH/NIDCD) Fridriksson (PI)      04/14/2016 – 04/14/2021
    Center for the Study of Aphasia Recovery (C-STAR) P50 DC014664
    Major Goal: To evaluate mechanisms associated with language impairment and recovery after brain injury. (Co-Investigator).

Completed Research Support (last three years):

  1. R01 NS054266 (NIH/NINDS) Rorden (PI)       08/01/2006 – 07/31/2011
    Dissociating Components of the Attentional Network in Neglect.
    Major Goal: To investigate brain damage associated with neglect in stroke patients.
  2. R01 DC011739 (NIH/NIDCD) Fridriksson (PI) 04/01/2007 – 03/31/2013
    Neurological Predictors of Anomia Recovery in Aphasia.
    Major Goal: This project investigates the relationship between cortical integrity and outcome of anomia treatment in stroke patients with aphasia.
  3. 5R01NS35929 (NIH/NINDS) Binder (PI)    06/15/2011 – 06/15/2016
    Presurgical applications of fMRI in Epilepsy.   
    Major Goal: To investigate the role of functional MRI in the pre-surgical evaluation of epilepsy.


Click here to see a list of Dr. Bonilha's publications.

These are my publications since my PhD in Dr Li’s and Cendes’ lab at the State University of Campinas in Brazil, and my post-doc in Georgina Jackson's Lab and Peter Liddle's Lab at University of Nottingham.


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