Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Volatile organic compound effects on brain and behavior|
||East Orange, NJ
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| April 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Abstract Up to one million individuals stationed at Camp Lejeune, NC may have been poisoned by exposure to volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that had leached into the base drinking water from 1953 – 1987. The VA is now covering the health costs for Camp Lejeune veterans, civilian staff, and the resident families stationed at the base during that time for a variety of health conditions, including Parkinson's Disease (PD). Still, two of the main contaminants implicated in the toxic effects, trichl...
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