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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

IK2BX003240-01A1
Title: The influence of ApoE4 on signaling
Principal Investigator:

Naomi Sayre

Location: San Antonio, TX
Congressional District Code: 21
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2017 - June 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $165,641
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$827,808
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

This career development award proposal aims to define potential mechanisms that predict outcome after traumatic brain injury (TBI), while at the same time providing the applicant with training opportunities within the VA. TBI affects approximately 15% military population. Veterans were subjected to repeated TBI are at increased risk of developing long-term neurodegenerative disorders. Treatment options are limited, mainly because the pathology behind neurological deficits due to TBI is poorly un...



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