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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Long-term effects of opioid use in a mouse model of repetitive mild traumatic brain injury
Principal Investigator:

Benoit Mouzon

Location: Tampa, FL
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: August 2020 - July 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $99,943
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Individuals who have sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) are at a higher risk for substance use disorders, and while clinicians and researchers widely acknowledge issues with opioid abuse and dependence, pre- clinical investigations have published data suggesting positive benefits of opioids as a potential therapeutic strategy for patients of TBI. However, concerns regarding the effect of opioid exposure on neuronal degeneration have also emerged in both pre-clinical and clinical settings....

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