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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Identification and treatment of brain regions causing post-traumatic headache
Principal Investigator:

Levi P Sowers

Location: Iowa City, IA
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: January 2016 - December 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $50,014
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Objective: A major objective of this proposal is to train Dr. Sowers to become an independent translational neuroscientist in the VA system. To accomplish this, he has prepared a research plan that will allow training in state-of-the-art optogenetic techniques to address a major issue facing Veterans, post-traumatic headache. Veterans returning from active duty are at an increased risk for post-traumatic headache that includes migraine. U.S. military...

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