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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: The Interaction of Stress and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Principal Investigator:

Coleen Atkins

Location: Miami, FL
Congressional District Code: 24
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - December 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $99,632
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


[Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is a major clinical problem in United States Veterans and reported by 315,897 service members since 2000, representing 82.3% of all TBIs reported in military personnel. Although the majority of people with mTBI recover within a few weeks, 25% of military personnel with mTBI have persistent symptoms lasting for at least 3 months post-injury.] However, the factors that contribute to developing persistent symptoms after mTBI are unknown. Understanding the risk fa...

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