Photosensitivity as a preclinical assessment for treatment of post-traumatic headache
Iowa City, IA
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February 2016 -
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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...