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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: CTBI: Traumatic brain injury-induced inflammation effects on cognitive evaluations and response inhibition: Mechanisms of increased risk for suicidality
Principal Investigator:

Alexander Niculescu

Location: Indianapolis, IN
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - December 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $240,910
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


This Merit proposal is part of a BLR&D Collaborative Merit Award for TBI (CTBI) proposal (RFP #BX-19-006) involving three separate but integrated proposals that together investigate the mechanisms by which TBI enhances impulsivity and suicidal behavior in Veterans. The rationale for the collaborative project is to combine human biomarker analysis, with human imaging studies, and with neurobiological mechanistic studies in animals, to understand the manner in which TBI influences impulsivity and...

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