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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01CX001986-01
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 2021 Funding Amount: $202,523
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$2,002,162
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

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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