COVID-19 Outcome Research

COVID-19 Neurobehavioral Outcome and Rehabilitation Research & Development


Bossuyt, F., Bogdanova, Y., Kingsley, K., Bergquist, T., Kolakowsky-Hayner, S., et al. (2003). Evolution of Rehabilitation Services in Response to a Global Pandemic: Reflection on Opportunities and Challenges Ahead. Frontiers in Rehabilitation Sciences, Vol 4. doi: 10.3389/fresc.2023.1173558    View Publication   PDF download


Ramos-Usuga, D., Perrin, P. B., Bogdanova, Y., Olabarrieta-Landa, L., Alzueta, E., Baker, F. C., Iacovides, S., Cortes, M., & Arango-Lasprilla, J. C. (2022). Moderate, Little, or No Improvements in Neurobehavioral Symptoms among Individuals with Long COVID: A 34-Country Retrospective Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health19(19), 12593. PMID: 36231893.    View Publication

Perrin, P.B., Ramos-Usuga, D., Olabarrieta-Landa, L., Alzueta, E., West, S.J., Lequerica, A., Klyce, D.W., Bogdanova, Y., et al. (2/2022). An International Study of the Prevalence and Structure of Neurobehavioral Symptoms in Individuals with Long COVID. Symposium, 24th Annual Rehabilitation Psychology ConferenceVirtual.


Kamalakannan S, Bhattacharjya S, Bogdanova Y, Papadimitriou C, Arango-Lasprilla J, Bentley J, Jesus TS, RETF & ING. (2021). Health risks and consequences of a COVID-19 infection for people with disabilities: Scoping review and descriptive thematic analysis. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health18(8), 4348.     View Publication

Kolakowsky-Hayner SA, Shen J, Goldin Y, Kingsley K, Alzueta E, Arango-Lasprilla JC, Perrin PB, Baker FC, Constantinadou F, Bogdanova Y. (2021). The COVID-19 pandemic: Age differences in sleep quality and mental health across 59 Countries. Epidemiology and Public Health Research, 1(1), 1-10.      PDF Download

Jesus TS, Bhattacharjya S, Papadimitriou C, Bogdanova Y, Bentley J, Arango-Lasprilla J, Kamalakannan S, et al. (2021). Lockdown-related disparities experienced by People with Disabilities during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic: Scoping review with thematic synthesis. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health18(12).  PDF Download

Jesus TS, Kamalakannan S, Bhattacharjya S, Bogdanova Y, Arango-Lasprilla J, Bentley J, Papadimitriou C (2021). PREparadness, REsponse and SySTemic transformation (PRE-RE-SYST): A model for disability-inclusive initial pandemic responses and systemic disparities reduction from a scoping review and thematic analysis. International Journal for Equity in Health. 20, 204.   View Publication

A schematic representation and overview of the PRE-RE-SyST model

Jesus, T., Kamalakannan, S., Bhattacharjya, S., Bogdanova, Y., Arango-Lasprilla, J. C., et al. (2021). PREparadness, REsponse & SySTemic transformation (PRE-RE-SyST) Fact Sheet. PDF Download



Bogdanova, Y., Gilbert, K., Baird, L. (2020). Virtual Care and Home-Based Treatment for TBI During COVID-19 Pandemic.Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 102(4), e19.

Jesus TS, Kamalakannan S, Bhattacharjya S, Bogdanova Y, Arango-Lasprilla J, et al. (2020). People with disabilities and other forms of vulnerability to the COVID-19 pandemic: Study protocol for a scoping review and thematic analysis. Archives of Rehabilitation Research & Clinical Translation.  PMID: 32839757    PDF Download

Bogdanova Y. (2020). Technology in brain injury neurorehabilitation: Access to care in COVID-19. Brain Injury Prof., Vol 17(4), 20-22.


COVID-19 and ME/CFS mirror the same effects on the brain

By Yelena Bogdanova
March 14th, 2023 in Long COVID, News.

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PBM to treat possible CTE in football players with TBI

By Yelena Bogdanova
March 10th, 2023 in PBM for TBI.

Significant improvements in 4 former football players with possible CTE: Transcranial photobiomodulation

In a study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease Reports, researchers from Boston University write that “this is the first report of a potential treatment modality to mitigate symptoms of Possible CTE.”

The study is a case-series report of four former football players who met the NIH criteria for Possible CTE and were treated with transcranial photobiomodulation (PBM).     PDF Download


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