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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Detection and Amelioration of Gamma Oscillation Abnormalities in Blast-Related Brain Injury_523_Spencer
Principal Investigator:

Kevin M. Spencer

Location: Brockton, MA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: August 2019 - July 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $83,333
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Veterans of recent conflicts have experienced serious cognitive and emotional problems resulting from exposure to blasts. Recent work suggests that a critical factor in the sequelae of blast exposure is distance from the blast, rather than the presence or absence of concussion symptoms. Exposure to blasts from a distance of <10 m has been associated with significantly greater cognitive and neural disturbances than exposure to blasts from >10 m. The neural correlates of blast-related brain injury...

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