Active VA Research

VA Rehabilitation R&D Center Awards

Barrett, A.M., MDAtlanta VA Rehabilitation R&D Center for Visual and Neurocognitive Rehabilitation; VA RR&D (2017 – 2022)

VA Research Career Scientist Awards

Crosson, Bruce, PhD: Senior Research Career Scientist Award; VA RR&D (2016 – 2022)

Pardue, Machelle, PhD: Senior Research Career Scientist Award; VA RR&D (2019 – 2025)

VA Merit Review / SPiRE Awards

Boatright, Jeffrey, PhDA TrkB Activator for Treatment of Glaucoma; VA RR&D (2017 – 2022)

Duncan, Erica, MDToxoplasma gondii, the kynurenine pathway, and suicidal behavior in veterans; VA CSR&D (2016 – 2020)

Hackney, Madeleine, PhDPartnered Dance Aerobic Exercise as a neuroprotective, motor and cognitive intervention in Parkinson's disease; VA RR&D (2019 – 2023)

Maa, April, MDSpatial Cognitive Training in Visual Impairment; VA RR&D (2016 – 2018)

McGregor, Keith, PhDEffects of Aging on Cortical Excitability During Motor Learning; VA RR&D (2019 – 2022)

Nocera, Joe, PhD: Graded Intensity Aerobic Exercise to Improve Cerebrovascular Function and Performance in Aged Veterans; VA RR&D (2019 – 2023)

Pardue, Machelle, PhDDopamine Treatments for Diabetic Retinopathy; VA RR&D (2018 – 2022)

Rauch, Sheila, PhDImproving Function Through Primary Care Treatment of PTSD; VA RR&D (2018-2022)

Rodriguez, Amy, PhDIntention Treatment for Anomia: Investigating Dose Frequency Effects and Predictors of Treatment Response to Improve Efficacy and Clinical Translation; VA RR&D (2020-2024)

Rodriguez, Amy, PhD: One treatment, multiple targets: Prism adaptation and left brain stroke rehabilitation; VA RR&D (2020-2022)

Vaughan, Camille, MDBehavioral or Solifenacin Therapy for Urinary Symptoms in Parkinson Disease; VA RR&D (2018 – 2022)

Yu, Shan Ping, MD, PhDNovel Regenerative Treatment for TBI and Post-TBI Depression; VA RR&D (2018 – 2021)

VA Career Development Awards

Allen, Rachael, PhD: Neuroprotective strategies for retinopathy and cognition in diabetes; VA RR&D (2019 – 2024)

Feola, Andrew, PhDThe Effect of Estrogen Deficiencies on Vision Loss in Glaucoma; VA RR&D (2018 – 2023)

Krishnamurthy, Lisa, PhDBeyond lesion-language mapping in aphasia: A novel imaging-based prediction model; VA RR&D (2018-2020)

Krishnamurthy, Venkatagiri, PhDMultimodal Neuroimaging: Advanced Tracking of Longitudinal Aphasia; VA RR&D (2019-2024)

White, Todd, PhDMolecular characterization of a rat model of chronic mild traumatic brain injury; VA RR&D (2017 – 2022)

Woodbury, Anna, MDRandomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial: fMRI Assessment of Percutaneous Electrical Neural Field Stimulation for Fibromyalgia in VeteransVA RR&D (2019 – 2024)

Other VA Funded Awards

Duncan, Erica, MDDouble-Blind Placebo-Controlled Study of Lithium for Preventing Repeated Suicidal Self-Directed Violence in Patients with Depression or Bipolar Disorder; VA Cooperative Study (2016 – 2020)

Duncan, Erica, MDNational Adaptive Trial for PTSD related Insomnia (NAP); VA Cooperative Study (2019-2022)

Maa, April, MD: Technology based Eye Care Services (TECS) on national EWIVA ORH (2014 – 2020)

McGregor, Keith, PhDrTMS in alleviating Pain and Co-morbid symptoms in GWVI; VA CSR&D (2019-2024)

Pardue, Machelle, PhD:Ocular Sequelae and Intervention in a Rat Model of Blast Overpressure Polytrauma; VA BLR&D (2015-2022)

Park, Jeanie, MDMechanisms of Sympathetic Overactivity in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder; VA CSR&D (2015-2020)

Vaughan, E. Camille, MD, MS: Enhancing Quality of Prescribing Practices for Veterans Discharged from the Emergency Department (EQUiPPED); VA HSR&D (2018-2022)

Vaughan, E. Camille, MD, MSGRECC Connect; VA ORH (2018 – 2020)