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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Neurosteroids in PTSD - Biomarkers to Therapeutics
Principal Investigator:

Steven T. Szabo

Location: Durham, NC
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2018 - November 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $129,416
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is extremely common among Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND) Veterans, impacting approximately 20% of OEF/OIF/OND Veterans enrolled in VA healthcare. Pharmacological management of PTSD is unfortunately frequently suboptimal, and many OEF/OIF/OND Veterans experience persistent and unalleviated symptoms. Currently there are only two FDA-approved pharmacological treatments for PTSD (sertraline and paroxetine, each...

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