Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Mechanisms of age-related cognitive impairment in male and female rats after mTBI|
Ashley M Fortress
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| May 2016 -
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Over 90% of all traumatic brain injuries (TBI) sustained by military populations are classified as mild TBI or moderate TBI, with the vast majority being mild TBI. Mild or moderate TBI in early life is associated with memory impairments later in life, suggesting that TBI during early adulthood can exacerbate age-related changes that occur later in life. Despite this, the neurobiological mechanisms of memory impairment following TBI are not fully u...
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