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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Cognitive and Biomarker Profiles of Accurate and Inaccurate MCI Diagnosis
Principal Investigator:

Emily C Edmonds

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2016 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $186,371
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Alzheimer's disease (AD) affects more than 5 million Americans, and this number is expected to nearly triple to more than 13 million by 2050 due to the growing population of older adults in our society. In Veterans, the overall prevalence of dementia among those treated at VA medical centers has been estimated at 7.3%. AD is the most common cause of dementia in Veterans aged 65 and older. Veterans may be at increased risk for AD relative to the ge...

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