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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Glial mechanisms of ethanol-induced damage: plasticity and pathology
Principal Investigator:

Mary-Louise Risher

Location: Huntington, WV
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2016 - December 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $48,709
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Alcohol abuse by current military personnel and Veterans is a significant health concern. Enlisted personnel returning from deployment are often young enough that brain maturation and refinement processes are still ongoing. Given the escalation of drinking and stress-related risk factors in this population, it is crucial to understand how alcohol affects the brain during this tme period and later on in life. To investigate the neurobiological proc...

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