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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Genome-wide association study of tinnitus in the Million Veterans Program with emphasis on traumatic brain injury
Principal Investigator:

Allen F. Ryan

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: February 2019 - July 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $108,096
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


SUMMARY/ABSTRACT The goals of this study are to characterize a phenotype for tinnitus in a Veteran population and to identify genes and gene-by-environment (GxE) interactions that predict development of tinnitus. Tinnitus, or ringing in the ears with no external source, has been the #1 disability compensation diagnosis at the VA since 2006 and is reported in over 30% of the current MVP population. Besides disability payments, costs to the VA include treatment for its comorbidities, including de...

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