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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Multimodal Biological Assessment of Gulf War Illness
Principal Investigator:

Elaine R. Peskind

Location: Seattle, WA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2014 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $500,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Gulf War Veterans' Illness (GWVI) continues to cause suffering and disability for many Veteransdecades after returning from their deployment. Although the major GWVI symptoms clearly point to persistentbiologic nervous system abnormalities, the limited neurobiologic studies to date of nervous system functionand structure in GWVI have not yet clearly demonstrated pathobiologies that can guide treatmentdevelopment. This application incorporates neuroscientific advances in neuroimaging, genetics,...

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