Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Microglia in White Matter Repair after TBI|
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2020 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) affects more than 2.5 million (US civilian and veterans) annually and accounts for 30% of all injury-related fatalities. TBI patients often develop long-lasting traumatic axonal injury, loss of myelin sheath, and inhibition of oligodendrocyte maturation, which contribute to motor, cognitive, behavioral, and psychiatric deficits. However, the underlying mechanisms of TBI-induced white matter injury and impairment of axonal remyelination remain poorly understood. Micro...
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