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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: BDNF-mediated effects of rTMS on cognitive dysfunction in Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Magaret W McNerney

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Congressional District Code: 18
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2018 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $234,410
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Many individuals in our Veteran population, especially the Vietnam era cohort, suffer from dementia-related cognitive impairment. This number is expected to increase as the population of Veterans age. Developing effective treatment strategies is of the upmost importance, as this impairment places a huge burden on the Veterans themselves, their caregivers, and the resources of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Repetitive transcranial magenetic stimulation (rTMS) is a promising treatment strateg...

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