Computerized Cognitive Rehabilitation in Children after Severe Malaria
Principal Investigator (Uganda):
Noeline Nakasujja, MB ChB., MMed., PhD. Department of Psychiatry, Makerere University College of Health Sciences
Principal Investigator (USA):
Michael J. Boivin, Ph.D., MPH. International Neurologic & Psychiatric Epidemiology Program, Michigan State University
- Bruno Giordani – Ph. D. Neuropsychology Section, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan.
- Robert Opika Opoka – MB ChB., MMed. MPH. Department of Pediatrics & Child Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences.
- Paul Bangirana -PhD. Department of Psychiatry, Makerere University College of Health Sciences.
- Connie Page – PhD. Department of Statistics and Probability, Michigan State University.
- Chandy C. John – MD., M.S. Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota.,
- Richard Idro – MB ChB., MMed., PhD. Department of Pediatrics & Child Health, Mulago Hospital, Jed Magen, DO, MS. Department of Psychiatry, Michigan State University.
Mulago Hospital, Kampala.
- To evaluate the effectiveness of Computerized Cognitive Rehabilitation Training (CCRT) in improving neuropsychological performance and psychiatric outcomes in Ugandan children who survive severe malaria.
- To evaluate whether severity of malaria illness (e.g., immunological brain inflammation, EEG abnormalities) is predictive of neuropsychological benefit from CCRT.