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Virginia Commonwealth Neurotrauma Initiative

The Commonwealth of Virginia is committed to improving the treatment and care of Virginians with traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injuries. Through the establishment of the Commonwealth Neurotrauma Initiative (CNI) Trust Fund, administered by a governor-appointed Advisory Board, funds are available to Virginia-based organizations, institutions and researchers to address the needs of people with acquired neurotrauma. The Advisory Board disburses CNI funds through a grant application process for research proposals and innovative community-based rehabilitation programs.

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Announcements

  • Exciting Happenings with CNI Grantees
    DARS Vocational Rehabilitation programs have a nationally heard Podcast and the March Podcast includes an interview with Jason Young, Executive Director of Community Brain Injury Services (CBIS) about the CNI grant for research on the efficacy of ClubHouse programs. The part of the interview with one of the ClubHouse members is especially compelling. Click here to listen to the podcast
  • RELEASED: CNI RFP for clinical or translational research that increases the understanding of the mechanisms of neurotrauma recovery or enhances care to improve short- and long-term outcomes for individuals from the Commonwealth of Virginia with traumatic spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, or both. Commonwealth Neurotrama Initiative Trust RFP 22-009-1
  • UPCOMING MEETING: CNI Advisory Board Meeting scheduled for June 11, 2021 via ZOOM
    PUBLIC ACCESS DETAILS

 



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