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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Cinnamon and traumatic brain injury
Principal Investigator:

Kalipada Pahan

Location: Chicago, IL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - December 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Traumatic brain jury (TBI) and associated co-morbidities are important contributors of disability among military personnel. Therefore, it is an urgent need to find an effective, a safe and an economical solution for this. Axonal injury is an important contributor to the behavioral deficits observed following TBI. It is believed that axonal injury during TBI is potentiated by neuroinflammation and demyelination and/or failure to remyelination. Cinnamon is a commonly used flavoring material and it...

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