Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| The Structural and Molecular Basis of Blast-Induced Vascular Injury|
Gregory A. Elder
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| April 2019 -
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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) has been a major cause of mortality and morbidity in the recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Much concern exists over the role of TBI in the chronic cognitive and behavioral effects that can develop during or after military service. Most injuries in the recent conflicts have been mild TBIs (mTBIs) due to blast exposure. Vascular damage is well established as a significant component of blast injury. Indeed...
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