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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01RX002303-01A2
Title: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for the Treatment of Veterans with Alcohol Use Disorders
Principal Investigator:

Timothy C Durazzo

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Congressional District Code: 18
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: December 2017 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $82,020
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,089,825
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) as a treatment for Veterans with an alcohol use disorder (AUD) to decrease the exceedingly high rate of relapse associated with this condition. At least 60% of those with AUD will experience a major relapse period within 6 months of treatment, irrespective of the intervention (psychosocial and/or pharmacological) employed. Consequently, the high prevalence of AUD and relapse following tr...



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