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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Preventing TBI-Induced Chronic Functional Loss with a Neuroprotective Antioxidant
Principal Investigator:

Bruce A. Citron

Location: East Orange, NJ
Congressional District Code: 10
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2014 - March 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): It is very important to uncover therapeutic strategies to combat the chronic effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI) because currently, there are no effective treatments to prevent these cognitive deficits. Unfortunately, TBI is a very common affliction of military forces that have served in recent combat operations. At least 15% of deployed personnel receive a TBI and the total number of such injuries has been estimated as high as 320,000. In the US...

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