Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| The neuropathology of mild traumatic brain injury in Alzheimer disease|
Thor D Stein
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| October 2018 -
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Repetitive head impacts (RHI) lead to severe cognitive and behavioral symptoms and the progressive neurodegeneration of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Trauma is also a known risk factor for Alzheimer disease (AD) and we hypothesize that a prolonged period of RHI can play a causative role in the development of AD as well as CTE. Currently, there are no disease modifying treatments for CTE or AD, and diagnosis of CTE can only be made at autopsy. Furthermore, little is known about the gene...
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