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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Mechanisms of Stress-Induced Pain in Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Anthony C Johnson

Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2017 - March 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $202,589
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Many Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation New Dawn (OIF/OEF/OND) veterans experience chronic pain, which is worsened by co-morbid conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression. Significantly, there is an unmet clinical need to provide effective treatments for chronic pain. One hurdle for the development of new therapies is a lack of understanding which neurotransmitters and brain circuits are responsible for the persistence of chronic pain. Thus,...

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