Patients were often very forgetful, struggling with the sort of "brain fog" that would often make it difficult to find the words to express themselves. Dr. Colin Franz, a physician-scientist with the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab in Chicago, said the findings dovetail with his own experience with COVID-19 survivors.
Rehab facilities across the country have started to take in long Covid patients during the pandemic. The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab in Chicago, one of the country’s top rehab centers, went so far as to open a wing dedicated to Covid patients.
The Collaborative Mentorship Funding Program provides junior faculty and early-career rehabilitation researchers with mentoring and career advancement guidance from senior scientists and clinicians at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.