Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Targeting Melanocortin-4 Receptors to Reduce Pain in U.S. Veterans|
Nicholas W Gilpin
||New Orleans, LA
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2017 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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U.S. military veterans are more frequently diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and alcohol use disorder (AUD) than the general population, and individuals with PTSD often self-medicate with alcohol in amounts that worsen health outcomes (e.g., pain), leading to a huge health and financial burden in the United States. Pain is highly co-morbid with PTSD and AUD, but strategies are not adequate for treating individuals living with two or more of these diagnoses, and the neurobiolog...
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