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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Traumatic Brain Injury in Parkinson’s Disease: A Longitudinal Study
Principal Investigator:

Dawn Schiehser

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2020 - December 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $218,947
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Parkinson's disease (PD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) are highly prevalent conditions in the United States and a major cause of disability, particularly among our nation’s Veterans. Emerging evidence suggests that mild or moderate TBI is a critical risk factor for later developing PD. Yet, little is known about the impact of mild or moderate TBI on symptoms in PD. Specifically, there is a vital need to better understand the relationship between mild-moderate TBI and neuropsychological functi...

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