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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01CX001995-01A1
Title: Effects of tDCS Paired with Cognitive Training on Brain Networks associated with Alcohol Use Disorder in Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Kelvin O. Lim

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - December 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $180,435
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,199,946
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Alcohol misuse is an epidemic among Veterans in the United States. Nearly 1/3 of Veterans have a lifetime history of Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD). Across Veteran and civilian populations, about 60% of those entering treatment will relapse within one year. Paradoxically, chronic alcohol use is associated with cognitive impairments and changes in their underlying neural circuitry, that interfere with adaptive behavior needed for successful recovery. However, these cognitive impairments and their und...



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