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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Neurosteroid Intervention for PTSD in Iraq/Afghanistan-era Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Jennifer C Naylor

Location: Durham, NC
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2019 - December 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $249,502
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


There is an acute and urgent need to develop new and effective pharmacological interventions for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), as there are currently only two FDA-approved medications for the treatment of PTSD (both of which are from the same drug class and have shown only moderate effect sizes in FDA registration trials). Many Veterans with PTSD thus remain symptomatic despite the availability of these treatments, increasing the likelihood of receiving pharmacological treatment interven...

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