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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Nanoparticles Mitigate Chronic Behavior and Neuropathology
Principal Investigator:

Pamela Vandevord

Location: Salem, VA
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2019 - March 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,786
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Increasing numbers of US Veterans are returning from military ventures suffering from blast exposure and traumatic brain injury (TBI). There is a critical need for a greater understanding of the long term and debilitating impairments in cognition, psychological health, and sensorimotor abilities. To further complicate the injury, combat personnel exposed to repeated clast concussions could find themselves with long-term sequelae. The number of these individuals is increasing with the current war...

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