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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Enhancing Neural Circuit Plasticity to Promote Recovery After TBI
Principal Investigator:

Dhakshin Ramanathan

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2016 - June 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $223,928
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) have been called the signature injury from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. These injuries result in a variety of problems, including impairments in sensation, action and cognition. Importantly, even mild traumatic brain injuries can result in cognitive and executive function problems. Though the exact cause of these symptoms have not been completely worked out, they are likely caused by a break-down in white-matter fi...

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