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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX002311-05
Title: Building translationally relevant relationships between neuropathology and abnormal neuroimaging in Veterans and mechanisms of blast-induced neurotrauma in mice
Principal Investigator:

David G. Cook

Location: Seattle, WA
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2018 - December 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $270,028
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,324,099
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Blast exposure is a common experience of Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom/ Operation New Dawn (OIF/OEF/OND) Veterans. There is growing concern that repetitive blast exposure may be a risk factor for neurological disorders, including chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). The pathogenic processes that link early-occurring, often transient brain injuries, to subsequent chronic behavioral and cognitive impairments are not well understood. The pathology underlying these impairment...



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