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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Photosensitivity as a preclinical assessment for treatment of post-traumatic headache
Principal Investigator:

Andrew Russo

Location: Iowa City, IA
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: February 2016 - January 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION: There is a significant unmet need for new approaches to diagnose, prevent, and treat post-traumatic headache in Veterans who have suffered traumatic brain injury (TBI). The major aim of this proposal is to use photosensitivity as an objective biomarker of post-traumatic headache for testing two novel treatment strategies. Post-traumatic headache is a debilitating condition that is often characterized by symptoms of chronic migraine. This similarity with chronic migraine prov...

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