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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Assessing an electroencephalography (EEG) biomarker of response to transcranial magnetic stimulation for major depression
Principal Investigator:

Paul Holtzheimer

Location: White River Junction, VT
Congressional District Code: 0
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: September 2019 - September 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $768,706
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is highly prevalent among Veterans and associated with significant cost, disability and mortality. Although evidence-based medications and psychotherapies are available to treat MDD, full and sustained remission is uncommon. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is an FDA-cleared intervention that offers a novel strategy for treating patients with treatment-resistant depression (TRD). TMS is available within the VA through the VA Clinical TMS Pilot Program. TMS...

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