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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

IK2BX003798-01A1
Title: The Role of Neuronal mTORC1 in Alzheimer's Disease
Principal Investigator:

Stacy A Hussong

Location: San Antonio, TX
Congressional District Code: 21
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2018 - March 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $196,886
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,002,136
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

ABSTRACT Alzheimer's disease (AD) affects 1 in 9 people over the age of 65 in the U.S. and is the 6th leading cause of death in the US. There is no effective treatment for AD. While the number of people affected by AD is expected to rise rapidly with the increasing age of the U.S. population, our nation's Veteran population is at an even greater risk for developing AD because of the recent increase in combat-related injuries such as traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder, both...



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