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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Determination of factors that influence addiction-related outcomes following brain injury
Principal Investigator:

Brian D. Stemper

Location: Milwaukee, WI
Congressional District Code: 4
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: March 2020 - February 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $304,128
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Each year, an estimated 1.7 million Americans suffer from traumatic brain injury (TBI). The incidence of TBI among veterans of the military may be as high as 30%, with blast injury from explosive devices causing the overwhelming majority of TBIs in combat settings. An association between non-severe (i.e., mild or moderate) mTBI and substance abuse has been demonstrated in numerous epidemiological studies. Therefore, veterans of the military that have experienced TBI during deployment or during n...

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