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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Examination of Biological Markers Associated with Neurobehavioral and Neuropsychological Outcomes in Military Veterans with a History of Traumatic Brain Injury
Principal Investigator:

Victoria C. Merritt

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $213,224
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


A major hurdle to studying traumatic brain injury (TBI) has been disentangling the many complicating and compounding factors that influence outcome and recovery. While extensive efforts have been placed on delineating the impact of various environmental contributions (e.g., combat exposure, mechanism of injury, etc.) on TBI outcome, the literature pertaining to the neurobiological underpinnings of poor clinical outcome in the aftermath of TBI is comparatively limited. In particular, our understa...

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