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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I21RX003338-01A1
Title: sTMS for Substance Use-disordered Veterans
Principal Investigator:

John E. McGeary

Location: Providence, RI
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2020 - December 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $69,897
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$199,755
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

The goal of this proposal is to evaluate preliminary participant response to a pilot, controlled, feasibility study to evaluate changes in craving, substance use, and quality of life after 6 weeks of a low-risk non-invasive brain stimulation technique, called Synchronized Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (sTMS), compared to sham, in Veterans with a substance use disorder (SUD). An important focus of this application will be evaluating the acceptability, tolerability, and safety of sTMS in this...



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