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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX002664-05
Title: Immune basis for hippocampal cholinergic deficits in pyridostigmine-treated rats
Principal Investigator:

Lawrence P Reagan

Location: Columbia, SC
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $335,587
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,633,428
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Following return from the Gulf War (GW), veterans have experienced of a constellation of symptoms, designated Gulf War Illness (GWI), that cannot be associated with a single disease. In this regard, GW veterans exhibit structural and functional deficits in the central nervous system (CNS), along with cardiovascular complications. One of the more insidious aspects of GWI is that it is a chronic and progressive disorder; indeed, the number of veterans diagnosed with GWI continues to rise in the po...



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