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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Targeting the inflammatory response to treat post-traumatic anxiety and depression.
Principal Investigator:

Todd Gould

Location: Baltimore, MD
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2017 - June 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $143,209
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The stress of deployment and exposure to traumatic events puts soldiers at a greater risk than the general public for the development of psychological disorders, including anxiety and depression, as well as post-traumatic stress disorder. These mental disorders occur with high comorbidity, and the prevalence of these conditions in Veterans of the recent Iraq and Afghanistan wars (OEF/OIF) is a concern of high significance for the VA. While a number of therapeutic options are available for the tr...

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