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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: FGF1 Treatment of Cerebral Vascular Degenerations in blast mTBI
Principal Investigator:

Miguel A. Gama Sosa

Location: Bronx, NY
Congressional District Code: 13
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: June 2018 - November 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


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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