Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Epigenetic Mechanisms in Blast Related Traumatic Brain Injury|
Fatemeh G Haghighi
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|| January 2016 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Traumatic brain injury (TBI) affects 1.7 million Americans each year. TBI is a significant cause of death and disease in the armed forces and the veteran population returning from wars in Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom; OIF) and Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom; OEF). It has been estimated that that 10-20% of these returning veterans have suffered a TBI, and in many cases were not even diagnosed prior to discharge. Psychopathological symptoms a...
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