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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: PTSD-Related Accelerated Aging in DNA Methylation and Risk for Metabolic Syndrome
Principal Investigator:

Erika J. Wolf

Location: Boston, MA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2016 - June 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating condition that is prevalent in nearly 10% of the overall VA population and in approximately 25% of Veterans returning from the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan (Institute of Medicine, 2014; Fulton et al. 2015). It is associated with substantial individual and societal burden, including increased prevalence of pre-mature medical morbidity (e.g., Schnurr et al., 2000) and mortality (Ahmadi et a...

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