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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Histone Deacetylase Regulation of Cognitive Outcomes after Mild TBI
Principal Investigator:

Alana C Conti

Location: Allen Park, MI
Congressional District Code: 13
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: November 2018 - October 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $7,314
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


In the United States, upwards of 3 million traumatic brain injuries (TBI) occur every year with an estimated 80% categorized as ‘mild’. While specific populations are at a higher risk of receiving head trauma (e.g. 330,000 service men and women have been diagnosed with a head injury since the start of the Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom wars), the Centers for Disease Control report that 40% of TBIs occur due to falls, making TBI a national concern. Although physical sympto...

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