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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Repetitive mTBI-induced neurobehavioral changes and CTE-like proteinopathy
Principal Investigator:

Kevin Wang

Location: Gainesville, FL
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: November 2016 - October 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $23,947
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Repetitive mild closed head injury (rCHI) is a common form of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) among military personnel in both combat and non-combat missions. rCHI can result in sustained cognitive decline and neurobehavioral changes (such as anxiety and depression-like behaviors) [1]. More recently rCHI has also been linked to the formation of a neurodegenerative condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). CTE is pathologically characterized by protein aggregate deposit found in...

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