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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: PARP Inhibitor for Improving Functional Recovery After TBI & Binge Alcohol Intoxication
Principal Investigator:

Dimitrios Kouzoukas

Location: Hines, IL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2019 - March 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $50,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The long-term goal of this research is to provide better therapeutic options for US veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI) that misuse alcohol prior to TBI injury. Alcohol misuse is a high priority for the VA because of its high prevalence in the US military, which continues into civilian life as veterans. An alarming statistic, highly relevant to veterans with alcohol misuse disorder, is that 1.2 million TBIs occur annually with blood alcohol levels exceeding the 0.08% legal driving limit....

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