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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Examination of mu opioid mediated pain vulnerability in combat mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Principal Investigator:

Irina A Strigo

Location: San Francisco, CA
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2018 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $344,112
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Nearly 2 million people in the United States sustain traumatic brain injury(TBI) every year and mild TBI(mTBI) is considered a “signature injury” of those involved in Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. Pain after such injury occurs in >50% of the time, worsens clinical course, interferes with community integration, and dramatically increases the costs of treatment. Despite pain being considered an important public health issue, the pathophysiology of pain in mTBI is currently unknown, which limits...

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