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Funded Project Details - FY2023

Project Number:

Title: rTMS in alleviating Pain and Co-morbid symptoms in GWVI
Principal Investigator:

Albert Leung

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2025
FY 2023 Funding Amount: $402,932
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Abstract Headaches (HA), muscle and joint pain and depression are some of the most common debilitating symptoms in military personnel served in the 1990-1991 Persian Gulf War (GW1). Migraine like HA and diffuse body pain were detected in 64% of Gulf War Veteran (GWV) diagnosed with Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses (GWVI). Likewise, depression carries a very high co- morbid prevalence (50%) in patients with chronic pain, and in GWV with GWVI related chronic HA, and body muscle and joint pain conditi...

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