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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01CX001507-01
Title: Topiramate Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder in African Americans
Principal Investigator:

David W Oslin

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2017 - June 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $251,060
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,110,840
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

1. Objective(s): Despite having lower rates of drinking and heavy drinking than European Americans (EAs), African Americans (AA) have significantly higher rates of mortality from a variety of alcohol-related conditions, including liver cirrhosis, accidents, and violence. The current proposal aims to improve alcohol treatment in AA Veterans, who comprise 12% of the Veteran population. 2. Research Design: The proposed study is a two-arm, randomized 12-week, parallel-groups comparison of topiramate...



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