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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX004321-01A1
Title: Novel treatments for neuropsychiatric symptoms in Alzheimers Disease (AD): targeting inflammatory injury using three translational anti-inflammatory strategies in a new AD model.
Principal Investigator:

Laura Dugan

Location: Nashville, TN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$710,000
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) affects 1 in 8 Americans, and is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. Nearly a quarter of a million of those living with AD are Veterans, and recent studies have shown that Veterans have a 60% increased risk of developing AD. Behavioral changes, such as agitation and aggression, confusion, and dramatic personality changes, termed neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) are highly prevalent in AD patients, and are extremely challenging for caregivers, placing si...



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