Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Testosterone and APOE genotype interactions following mild traumatic brain injury|
Rebecca C Klein
|Congressional District Code:
|| January 2017 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Nearly 20% of US troops deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts are estimated to have suffered probable traumatic brain injury (TBI). Among survivors, the loss of circulating levels of testosterone (hypogonadism) is one of the most frequently reported deficits, and the long-term effects may dramatically increase the risk of multiple symptoms including PTSD, depression, anxiety, and cognitive loss. The 4 allele of apolipoprotein E is the strongest risk factor for developing Alzheimer’s diseas...
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