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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Neural Metabolic Stress in mTBI and PTSD
Principal Investigator:

Danielle R Sullivan

Location: Boston, MA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2018 - June 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $210,976
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are common co- occurring and debilitating conditions that affect many veterans of the post 9/11 conflicts. Recent studies suggest that mTBI and PTSD are associated with disruptions in brain structure and function. However, the mechanism linking mTBI and PTSD to these neural consequences are unclear. One possibility is that these conditions influence neural integrity through cerebrovascular dysfunction. This is consistent...

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