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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: SDR: Genomic analysis of blast tube induced TBI in mice
Principal Investigator:

Bruce A. Citron

Location: East Orange, NJ
Congressional District Code: 10
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - December 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $359,400
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Approximately 25% of the two million service personnel deployed since 2000 have reported receiving a traumatic brain injury (TBI). The vast majority of these are mild, and, in the military, due to exposure to blast waves from a variety of sources. Unfortunately, an effective treatment is still needed, meanwhile Veterans cope with long-term effects of impaired brain processing and neurodegeneration. A better understanding is needed to address the problems caused by TBI. Genetic predispositions to...

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