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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Glia-neuron interaction in fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
Principal Investigator:

Marina Guizzetti

Location: Portland, OR
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2019 - June 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $264,376
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Substance use disorders are common among women veterans, many of which are of childbearing age. Drinking during pregnancy may lead to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), a leading cause of intellectual disability. Research on novel mechanisms involved in FASD, which may lead to innovative interventions, is therefore a topic highly relevant to the VA mission. Hippocampal alterations are associated with deficits in learning and memory in individuals with FASD. The extracellular matrix (ECM) p...

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