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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Clinical Manipulation of Testosterone and Its Impact on Dementia and Health
Principal Investigator:

Richard L. Hauger

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2019 - June 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $117,779
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The number of veterans with Alzheimer’s disease (AlzD) is dramatically increasing. Testosterone is hypothesized to have an important role in risk, onset, and progression of AlzD in men. Testosterone deficiency prior to AlzD onset can promote AlzD pathophysiology during the preclinical phase when interventions may have the greatest success. Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer and testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) for age-related hypogonadism that directly target testostero...

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