Talk to the Veterans Crisis Line now
U.S. flag
An official website of the United States government
ORD only    All VA Research websites

Office of Research & Development

print icon sign up for VA Research updates

Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Treatment of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in a mouse model with a side effect free erythropoietin derived immune modulator.
Principal Investigator:

Peter Dowling

Location: East Orange, NJ
Congressional District Code: 10
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: October 2018 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


This project seeks to examine a treatment for chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). CTE is a degenerative disease that afflicts individuals who have received multiple concussive injuries such as soldiers or players of professional contact sports. It is often marked by progressive neurological deterioration. The disease may lead to memory loss, mood problems, suicidality and dementia and there is presently no known cure. Neuropathologically the disease is associated with chronic neuroinflammati...

Questions about the R&D website? Email the Web Team.

Any health information on this website is strictly for informational purposes and is not intended as medical advice. It should not be used to diagnose or treat any condition.