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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Sleep-wake disturbances in traumatic brain injury
Principal Investigator:

Miranda M Lim

Location: Portland, OR
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2015 - March 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Traumatic brain injury (TBI) impacts nearly 2% of the population and is a major cause of disability in the Veteran population, often resulting in long-term physical, cognitive and neurobehavioral impairments that prevent return to the workforce and community. It has long been appreciated that poor sleep and excessive daytime sleepiness are common and persistent symptoms after mild TBI. Data suggests that poor sleep interferes with recovery from TBI. What is not known is why sleep-wake disturbanc...

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