Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| BLR&D Research Career Scientist Award|
Ronald S. Szymusiak
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| April 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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PROJECT SUMMARY Insomnia and disturbed sleep are common symptoms in mood and anxiety disorders. Nocturnal sleep disruption is a frequent complaint following traumatic brain injury (TBI). Previous work in my laboratory has identified systems of GABAergic neurons in the preoptic hypothalamus that have critical sleep regulatory functions. GABAergic neurons in the median preoptic nucleus (MnPO) and the ventrolateral preoptic area (VLPO) are activated during sleep. Adenosine is a critical endogenous...
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