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GA 708492 TMS_ATT

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Código da Operação: Grant Agreement no. 708492

Acrónimo: TMS_ATT

Referência: GA 708492 TMS_ATT

Título: Brain stimulation of attention networks: examining old principles and developing new clinical applications

Área Científica: Systems neuroscience, Neuropsychology and cognitive psychology, Neuroimaging and computational neuroscience, Cognition (e.g. learning, memory, emotions, speech), Neurological disorders (e.g. Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease)

Síntese do Projeto: Attentional deficits are a frequent consequence of brain damage after stroke. Current treatment approaches using brain stimulation techniques such as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) are based on two theoretical constructs, namely (1) inter-hemispheric inhibition within the dorsal attention network and (2) the presence of interactions between the ventral and dorsal attention network and. The proposed projects put these constructs to the test by combining TMS with neuroimaging and, based on these findings, explore novel brain connectivity based TMS treatments. Collectively, these projects advance current neurocognitive models of attentional control and lead to advanced TMS protocols that can alleviate attention deficits in patients.

Investigador Responsável: Professor Doutor Miguel Castelo Branco

Programa de Financiamento: H2020 - Excellent Science

Instituição Financiadora: Commission Of The European Community

Data de início: 01-06-2016

Data de conclusão: 31-05-2018

Instituições participantes no Projeto: Universidade de Coimbra

Custo total elegível (EUR): 148.635,60€

Apoio financeiro da UE: 148.635,60€

Técnico do Projeto: Alexandre Leal

Contacto: 239247021