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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: ADT and brain dysfunction in prostate ca: the effects of age & neural plasticity
Principal Investigator:

Herta H Chao

Location: West Haven, CT
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2017 - June 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $123,750
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The goal of this proposal is to combine neurocognitive testing, clinical assessments, and neuroimaging to examine cognitive dysfunction in patients with early stage prostate cancer undergoing androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). Specifically, the effects of age and baseline testosterone level on ADT-elicited cognitive deficits and the neural bases underlying these deficits will be studied. ADT has proven efficacy in the treatment of many patients with prostate cancer. However, there is a lack of...

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