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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Epigenetic Mechanisms in Blast Related Traumatic Brain Injury
Principal Investigator:

Fatemeh G Haghighi

Location: Bronx, NY
Congressional District Code: 13
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: January 2016 - December 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $173,329
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 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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