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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Mitigation of cognitive impairments from radiation therapy
Principal Investigator:

Ting Ting Huang

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Congressional District Code: 18
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2019 - June 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


PROJECT SUMMARY / ABSTRACT The long-term goal of this proposal is to reduce the adverse late effects of radiation therapy in normal CNS tissues to ultimately improve the quality of life and extend survival of patients with brain tumors. Radiation therapy is frequently used in patients with primary or metastatic brain tumors following surgical resection, or in diffused non-operable brain tumors. However, radiation therapy in the brain often leads to defects in neurocognitive functions, which limi...

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