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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Functional and Structural Neuroanatomy of Past Remembrance
Principal Investigator:

Christine Smith

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2016 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $221,673
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


[ Persistent memory impairment is one of the most common complaints after brain injury and is the hallmark of Alzheimer's disease (AD) as well as amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment (aMCI; a transitional stage between healthy aging and AD). The prevalence of these conditions is increasing, as 40% of the VA population is elderly and age is the greatest risk factor for AD. Head injury also increases the risk of developing AD and the incidence of brain injury in Veterans (and the memory sequelae tha...

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