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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX001819-06
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):
$1,244,897
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

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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