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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: mitoNEET as a therapeutic target for TBI
Principal Investigator:

Patrick G. Sullivan

Location: Lexington, KY
Congressional District Code: 6
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2017 - December 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $124,047
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Accumulating clinical evidence, as well as experience in contemporary military operations, suggests that traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the signature injury of this war making our troops a high-risk population for TBI. Among the 327,388 OEF/OIF veterans using VA services in 2009, 6.7% were diagnosed with TBI of which 73% of those were diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, to date there is no approved treatment for TBI, in part due to an incomplete understanding of the pa...

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