Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| FGF1 Treatment of Cerebral Vascular Degenerations in blast mTBI|
Miguel A. Gama Sosa
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|| June 2018 -
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|Total Award Amount
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Summary Blast-related traumatic brain injury (TBI) is associated with the development of neuropsychiatric injuries (including post-traumatic stress disorder [PTSD] and major depression) among soldiers in the war theaters of Iraq and Afghanistan. Treatment for blast-related TBI is currently limited to counseling and palliative care. We have explored the effects of 74.5-kPa blast exposures that mimic mild TBI (mTBI) in a rat model. Blast- exposed rats exhibit a variety of PTSD-like b...
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