Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Psychological stress reduces endocannabinoid tone: mechanisms and possible treatments|
Si-Qiong June Liu
||New Orleans, LA
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
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One debilitating mental health problem among veterans is post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which is an anxiety disorder (PTSD) and develops following the experience of life- threatening psychological trauma. Individuals with PTSD have reduced circulating levels of endocannabinoids (eCB) including 2-AG. Since disruption of 2-AG signaling leads to mood disorders, impaired memory extinction and enhanced pain, the ability to reverse the stress- induced change in 2-AG production/degradation hold...
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