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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Neurocircuitry of Prospective Memory in Veterans with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Principal Investigator:

Scott F. Sorg

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2016 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $205,667
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Rates of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) are high among combat veterans, with reports suggesting 10-20% of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans meet diagnostic criteria for mTBI, the vast majority of which being related to explosive blasts. There is on-going debate as to whether blast-related mTBI may result in long-term neuropsychological impairment, given the paucity of positive findings, despite on-going complaints of cognitive difficulties within this cohort. One possible explanation for this di...

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