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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01RX002787-01A1
Title: Leveraging data-science for discovery in chronic TBI
Principal Investigator:

Adam R Ferguson

Location: San Francisco, CA
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: October 2018 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $275,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,100,000
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Chronic traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the most prevalent neurological disorders in both military and civilian populations, impacting up to 5.3 million people in the US and costing $76 billion in healthcare and loss- of-productivity. Yet relatively little is known about the precise neurobiological features of chronic TBI leading to dysfunction and disability. This lack of knowledge limits the reliability of therapeutic development in animal models and limits translation across species an...



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